Dr. Lisa Anderson Fletcher

Dr. Lisa Anderson Fletcher


Dr. Lisa Anderson Fletcher has 22 years of educational experience and is a 20-year employee of Cherokee County Schools. She currently serves as principal of Murphy High School and the High School Curriculum Director.


Dr. Fletcher’s philosophy of education embraces strong relationships within education built on open and honest communication.  She wants to fully communicate to the community, staff, and stakeholders that she is committed to all students and the entire school.  Dr. Fletcher’s hope as a leader is to bring out the best in her faculty, staff, and students, to help them reach their goals, and be successful in all aspects of their educational journey.  She wants them to see her love for education and wants the best for every person under her care.


Dr. Fletcher is a proud 1992 graduate of Hiwassee Dam High School and was raised in the Culberson area of Cherokee County, Fort Riley, Kansas, and Neu Ulm, Germany.  Her education is as follows:


Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (2013 – 2016)

(Disquisition:  Giving Credit When Credit is Due:  Improvement Initiatives in Three Diverse School Districts to Increase On-Time Graduation)

Superintendent Licensure (2015)

Principal Add-on Licensure (2005 – 2006)


East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Lateral Entry Licensure – Distance Education Program (2002-2003)

(Pi Omega Pi – National Business Career and Technology Honor Organization


Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Masters in Education – Two-year College Administration (1999-2001)


Montreat-Anderson College, Montreat, NC

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (1995-1997)


Southwestern Community College, Sylva, NC

Associate of Science in Business Administration & Associate of Science in Accounting (1992-1995)