Melissa Eckert

Director and 4-8 Social Studies Teacher

Melissa’s Class Website

Education:
Ph.D Candidate in Teaching, Learning & Culture,
University of Texas at El Paso
M.A. in Education in History & Social Studies,
University of Texas at El Paso
B.A. in History & Political Science,
University of Texas at El Paso

Born in: Wurzburg, Germany

Birthday: April 23rd

Favorite Coffee Drink: Mocha Latte

Favorite Color: Royal Blue

Favorite Quote: “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” ~ Gandhi

 

Melissa Eckert is an administrator and teacher at El Paso Country Day School.  She has a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Texas at El Paso where her main area of study was History and Political Science.  Melissa has a Masters of Arts in Education from the University of Texas at El Paso specializing in History and Sociology.

Currently, she is a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at El Paso where she is studying Teaching, Learning, and Culture.  Melissa is very involved in community development and issues pertaining to social justice.  She has worked at the University of Texas at El Paso where she taught future teachers Social Studies Methods and Critical Pedagogy.  Melissa has spoken at several conferences on topics from gender inequality in education to content literacy issues.

Contact Information
Phone: 915-533-4099
Email: Melissa Eckert