Melinda is a mentor at MIPS. She’s served in education for the past 15 years as an elementary teacher, principal, and as an advisor/career counselor within universities.  Melinda holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a Master’s in Elementary Education from Regis University, as well as a Master’s in Public Administration from Portland State University. She’s passionate about working with students directly and seeing them grow.

Why Melinda chose MIPS...

“I’m continually impressed with the structure and curriculum at MIPS! It’s fun being a part of a student’s journey, and being on a team with such motivated staff. MIPS offers a flexible environment with tailor-made programming that directly enhances and impacts the students academic journey. As a new member of the virtual world, I enjoy the continuous communication with students that I’m able to have as a MIPS mentor.”