Uniquely Qualified Instructor
MELISSA DICKSON is an outstanding presenter and educator, and the author of the 2020 Teacher's Choice Award winning book, Teaching with The Instructional Cha-Chas: 4 Steps to Make Learning Stick. She is passionate about providing teachers with research-based ideas and strategies for increased learning that can be immediately implemented to help your students catch up and get back on track. In her decades as an educator, Melissa has supported all grade levels and has been a literacy coach, staff developer, site-based team leader, mentor teacher, inclusion teacher, classroom teacher and early childhood teacher. She has a master's degree in Reading and her ability to provide relevant information with humor and enthusiasm makes her a welcome addition to schools wanting customized training and coaching, as well as a popular presenter at numerous international, national, state, and district level conferences.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"It was wonderful to receive a plethora of information that can be used immediately when returning to my classroom."
- Erin McAfee, Interventionist
"I really learned so much! I can't wait to use some of these strategies in my classroom!"
- Siara Weisz, Kindergarten Teacher
"Melissa did a great job of explaining, teaching, and modeling! I wish I would have had this information to start the school year. Now it's time to Cha Cha!"
- Stephanie Crank, 4th Grade Teacher
"Useful tips and ideas… plenty of strategies to try!"
- Peggy Muse, Kindergarten Para
"Melissa was as informational as she was entertaining!"
- Katie Henderson, Title I