Melanie has served over 25 years in the field of education, teaching K-12 in Topeka 501, NYC Public Schools, Ecuador, and the Republic of Congo. In addition to teaching, Melanie has served as a Teacher Trainer at ESU, Education Consultant at KSDE, and English teacher to international students at Washburn University.
Melanie is married to a USD 501 teacher and their two children attend Topeka Public Schools. She is the author of a bilingual children's book and an academic Learn Spanish book.
The University of Kansas - Bachelor of Science in Education, Spanish Major and French Minor
City University of New York - Master of Science in Applied Linguistics
Seal of Biliteracy Advisory Council - Kansas State Department of Education
Former PTO Officer - Scott Dual Language Elementary
Former Advisory Board Member - USD 501 Parents as Teachers
Volunteer - Landon Middle School
Volunteer - VIDA Ministries
1437 SW Campbell Ave
Topeka, KS 66604