Phone: 704-736-0262


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts- Elementary and Special Education Masters of Science- Reading Education Certifications- Elementary education K-6 Special Education- K-12 Reading Education- K-12 AIG- Academically and Intellectually Gifted English Language Arts- middle grades Social Studies- middle grades

Mrs. Dawn Risse


Click here for Mrs. Risse's Advanced ELA webpage. 

🌟🌟Parent form for school year 2023-24🌟🌟



Welcome!  My name is Dawn Risse and I teach Advanced Language Arts, grades 6-8.  I  am so excited about beginning another year at North Lincoln Middle School! I am originally from Long Island,  New York.  In 2003, I moved to Denver where I currently live with my husband, John. (My youngest son has left for college and we are now "empty nesters!"

  I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education and Elementary Education as well as a Master of Science degree in Reading Education.  I am certified in Middle Grades English Language Arts, Social Studies, AIG and Special education.