All About Me

More than you probably need or want to know

Educating Melissa

1972-1976 Wynn Habersham Community School

  • Kindergarten thru 3rd grade

1976-1979 East Lafollette Elementary School

  • 4th grade thru 6th grade

1979-1980 LaFollette Junior High School

  • 7th grade

1980-1985 Wynn Habersham Community School

  • 8th grade thru 12th grade

1985-1989 Lincoln Memorial University

  • Undergraduate, BA in English, Minor in Education

1993-1995 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Master's in English Education

1995-1997 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Doctorate in English Education



Melissa Educating

1990-1992 Herschel Jones Middle School


  • 7th grade English language arts teacher

1992-1996 Fairview Elementary School



  • 6th thru 8th grade English language arts teacher

1996-1997 Anderson County/Clinton City



  • Senior level AP English teacher

1997-2004 University of the Cumberlands



  • Undergraduate & Graduate literacy courses

2004-Current Tennessee Tech University



  • Undergraduate 2+2 Elementary Education literacy courses
  • Graduate Reading Specialist courses