Denise Sargent

Education School of Education
Denise Sargent
978.665.3995 Office: McKay C132
Office Hours
Spring 2024

Monday and Wednesday from 12:30-2:00 pm

-Graduate program chair for CAGS Individualized in Interdisciplinary Studies


Dr. Denise Sargent is a Professor of Special Education at Fitchburg State University where she teaches various teacher preparation courses in special education including the math methods course for teaching students with disabilities. She supervises and observes pre-practicum and practicum students in K-12 schools.   Dr. Sargent is currently the Chair of the Education Department. She also teaches Understanding Diversity and Disability and Assessment for Students with and without Disabilities. Dr. Sargent has extensive experience in differentiated curriculum, testing for special education eligibility, and inclusion. She has taught in various special education settings in K-8 public schools. In addition, she has experience in educational policy and with teacher education programs. Dr. Sargent has taught in the Massachusetts Licensure Academy SE3: Mathematics for Special Educators - Content and Pedagogy. 

Courses Taught

Educational Research (EDUC 9300)
Teaching Math to Diverse Learners (SPED 3400)


B.S., Fitchburg State University
M.Ed., Lesley College
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Educational policy and language, power, and ideology in educational contexts