Deanne Hicks headshot

Deanne Moyle-Hicks

Senior Fellow
Washoe County School District
3rd grade teacher

Deanne Hicks is a 2020-2021 Teach Plus Nevada Senior Policy Fellow and a 3rd grade teacher at a rural elementary school on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in Wadsworth, Nevada. Deanne has taught all grade levels K-6, served as a literacy coach for five years, and coached high school volleyball. Deanne is a National Board Certified teacher in Literacy. Deanne has collaborated with the Nevada Regional Professional Development Programs to design and implement a state-wide collaborative book study. As a Teach Plus Fellow, Deanne was a member of the Teach Plus NEPF working group which partnered with the Teachers and Leaders Council to successfully pass Nevada SB475 during the 2019 legislative session. She previously collaborated with colleagues to institute one of the first Title I pre-K programs in northeastern Nevada. Deanne earned her BS in Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and an MEd from Lesley College.