Denise Harding
Education Director

Denise is responsible for developing and implementing programs that support the academic success of New Heights’ student-athletes.  She is an education professional with 15 years of experience as a NYC public school teacher, tutoring company director and college counselor.  She is also a former network television media buyer and ad sales executive.  Denise earned her undergraduate degree in business, management and finance at Brooklyn College, a master’s degree in education at Pace University and certification in college counseling from UCLA.  She has a comprehensive knowledge of the academic expectations and standards across the K-12 grades, is adept at assessing student need and strives to help families make the best possible educational choices.  Among her recent accomplishments is the development of an innovative, comprehensive curriculum designed to teach students the social, emotional and study skills necessary for college success.  Denise is passionate about helping students find and develop their strengths and talents, and guiding them on the path to success.