• UPPER MORELAND MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Dena Criss, MA

    Assistant Principal 
    7th Grade Administrator


    D Criss

    Dena Criss is currently in her 21st year in education and is excited to serve as the Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction at Upper Moreland Middle School.  Mrs. Criss earned her Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Shippensburg University, majoring in Mathematics.  She then continued her studies at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and earned her Masters of Management. 

    After teaching seventh and eighth grade math in Upper Moreland Middle School, Mrs. Criss returned to school at St. Joseph’s University to earn her Principal and Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction certifications.  She is currently attending Gwynedd Mercy University for her Doctorate of Education in Leadership, Teaching and Learning.  Most recently, Mrs. Criss has worked as the district Math Coach in Upper Moreland, before being fortunate enough to serve as Assistant Principal.

    Mrs. Criss resides in Warminster with her husband and three children. In her spare time, she enjoys running and attending her children’s activities.