Marianne Melton


Teacher Emeritus/Consultant Minneapolis Public Schools


  • Coordinator: Secondary Core Programs
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Advanced Placement
    • College in The Schools
    • Special Education
  • Secondary Special Education Teacher English/Social Studies
  • Intern Assistant Principal (Teacher Supervision, Educational Leadership)
  • Integration Specialist, Grant Manager, Academic and Behavior Interventions



  • Classroom Behavior Management
  • Academic & Behavior Intervention Strategies
  • Differentiation (Learning Targets and Learning Intentions)
  • Interdisciplinary Connections
  • Learning Modifications & Accommodations
  • Student Performance Contracts
  • Cultural Competence and Equity
  • Educational Connections for 21st Century Success


Experience: Minneapolis Public Schools

Sheridan Global Arts School, 2011-Present

Teacher Coach and Consultant to design academic and behavior intervention plans to increase student progress and reduce achievement gap.

  • Used a balanced data-driven assessment approach to expand student skills and strategies to achieve success in the classroom.
  • Provided contracts and interventions to empower students to reach learning potential, based on current research, best practice, experience and common sense.

Washburn High School, 2008-2011

  • Coordinator:  International Baccalaureate (IB), Authorization Lead for IB International, Advanced Placement, College in the Schools, Special Education Department, Staff Development Coordinator
  • Special Assignments: Testing Coordinator, Site Council, Mentor/Coach-Professional Development Plans

Harrison Education Center, (Federal Setting IV EBD High School) 2006-2008

  • Special Education Teacher Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Mentor-Probationary Teachers

Sanford Middle School, Willard Community School 2002-2006

  • Intern Assistant Principal/Teacher Supervision and Monitoring:

Guided Professional Development Plans, Teacher Evaluations in 4 Domains of Instruction, Transportation Supervisor, Special Education Due Process-Monitoring and Compliance, Master Schedule, Student Discipline

Jefferson Community School 1990-2002

  • Special Education Teacher (K-8)
  • Integration Specialist
  • Grant Manager
  • Principal Internship


  • University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond Oklahoma, BA Sociology
  • University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN, MA Education Leadership
  • University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN, Ed.S., Education