Phone: 845-279-5051, ext. 7447


Degrees and Certifications:

Special Education Advanced Certificate Mercy University (Bronx, NY), May 2013 M.S. English Education Lehman College (Bronx, NY), May 2008 M.S. Publishing Pace University (New York, NY), May 2006 B.A. English / Marketing Pace University (New York, NY), May 2005

Mrs. Lisa DeRose

Mrs. Lisa DeRose joined the BHS staff as a Special Education teacher in 2021. Prior to teaching with the Brewster school district, Mrs. DeRose worked as an English Language Arts teacher with the NYC Department of Education as well as an adjunct professor and writing instructor at Westchester Community College. She joins the BHS staff with over fifteen years of teaching experience to a wide range of student learners. Having moved to the Brewster area with her family, she is excited to now be serving as a teacher in her own community.

Mrs. DeRose is certified in English Language Arts, Students With Disabilities (Generalist), and Childhood Education; she is presently working towards her NYS Literacy certification. In addition, she is a certified reading instructor with the Wilson Reading System.