- B.S., M.Ed., San Diego State University
Margaret Fickess has joined the ranks of contract faculty after teaching part-time in Mesa's Dental Assisting Program for the past 20 years. In addition to having taught at Mesa, Professor Fickess has been a registered dental assistant at the Sycuan Medical Dental Clinic in El Cajon for the past four summers. She began her career by earning a certificate of proficiency in Dental Assisting right here at Mesa College. Her bachelor's degree in Vocational Education is from San Diego State University, where she has also completed graduate studies in Postsecondary Education and Leadership.