Miss Melanie Wilcox

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Miss Melanie Wilcox

 

This is my 15th year teaching, and I'm so excited to be at Meridian Elementary teaching 4th grade. I just moved to Idaho this summer and I'm thrilled to be here!

I am a bit of a technology nerd, so I am always looking for new ways to incorporate exciting technologies into the classroom to help create passionate learners. The summer of 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 I attended the Google Apps for Education Summit, and I am also a Fellow of the Merit Program from Foothill College. I am excited to utilize these tools in the classroom, and in our brand new computer lab! Outside of the classroom I love working on projects at my house, spending time with family and friends, taking care of my two cats: Darcy and Kitten, going to the movies, reading on my iPad or Kindle, writing, and traveling. I love traveling. Last summer I spent a week in Barcelona, Spain with family, and then later spent two weeks discovering Japan. I'm looking forward to another great school year!

 

 

Education: 

  • Vintage Hills Elementary
  • Pleasanton Middle School
  • Amador Valley High School
  • Sonoma State University, Bachelor of Science in History
  • Sonoma State University, Multiple Subject Credential & History Single Subject
  • National University, Masters in Teaching, Educational Technology

Teaching:

  • 2005-2009 Donlon Elementary (grades 2nd & 3rd)
  • 2009- 2019 Mohr Elementary (grades K & 5th)

  • 2019-present Meridian Elementary (grade 4)
Additional:
  • Mindfulness Fundamentals, January 2015
  • Mindfulness Curriculum, April 2015
  • Merit Fellow 2015 website
  • GAFE- Google Apps for Education Summit: 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • Google Certified Teacher- Level 1
  • EdCamps- 2015, 2016
  • Certificate of Eligibility in Administration, 2018