Melissa Dunkley

MELISSA DUNKLEY
Director of Montessori, Tubman Montessori
Joined the Team in 2016

Melissa is the Director of Montessori at Tubman Montessori. Melissa attended Greenville College in Illinois where she received a BA in Psychology and Sociology. Melissa has held multiple positions in the field of education within various nonprofits; such as a Teaching Fellow with Citizen Schools, an AfterSchool Leader with the Blue Mountain Project, and a Behavioral Specialist with Graham Windham. In 2014, Melissa joined Teach For America and became an Early Childhood Educator in Oklahoma. After finishing the corps in 2016, Melissa started working as a K-1-2 teacher at Harriet Tubman Charter School. Melissa believes that the Montessori program has been instrumental in fostering a love of learning within her students. While working at Harriet Tubman, Melissa also received her MS in Educational Studies from John Hopkins University.