Denise Sagers earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees from Utah State University. She has teaching licensure in both elementary and secondary education and endorsements in English as a Second Language, Language Arts, and Library Media Specialist. She brings multiple years of teaching experience with her, beginning at the age of fifteen when she began teaching swimming lessons. She currently teaches English and Creative Writing at Alpine. Her outside interests include water related activities, reading, writing, spending time with her family, sewing, and building furniture.