Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher is the principal of Hoover Middle School in Waterloo, Iowa, leading a diverse learning community of over 800 students in grades 6-8. He has served at Hoover Middle School since 2012. Prior to this position, Mr. Fisher was a band director and music teacher at West Marshall Community Schools. Mr. Fisher’s mission statement in life is “Making the world a better place from having walked through it.” As he has lived this motto, he has been blessed to lead the transformation of Hoover Middle School into a Leader in Me learning community that infuses leadership and the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into everything they do. With Hoover’s mission statement of “Influence the world, serve others, and save lives,” there has been a tremendous surge in student and staff motivation to positively impact other people’s lives. Mr. Fisher appreciates the privilege of serving a school that has become a model for leadership and character education in the community. He holds a degree in music education from Simpson College and advanced degrees from the University of Northern Iowa in educational leadership.