Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a Psychology Minor, Carthage College Master of Arts in education, with a focus on adaptive education and character education, Mount Mary University
Ms. Melissa Harris
Ms. Harris graduated with a BA in elementary education and a minor in psychology from Carthage College. She obtained her MA in education, with a focus on adaptive education and character education, from Mount Mary University. She is certified to teach in a self-contained classroom grades kindergarten through ninth grade and as a PE teacher for grades kindergarten through eighth grades. Ms. Harris has been teaching PE at St. Luke Parish School since 2013. Before coming to St. Luke, Ms. Harris taught for five years at St. Peter School, where she was the science coordinator and a fifth grade teacher. After leaving St. Peter, she was the Curator of Conservation Education at the Racine Zoo for four years. In her spare time, Ms. Harris enjoys spending time in nature with her family, cooking, and reading for pleasure.