Welcome to My Classroom
Teacher: Melissa Valley
Subject: Math 6
Born and raised in Medina, I attended Towne, Clifford Jr. High, and Medina High Schools. I currently teach 6th grade math at Clifford Wise Middle School. I have taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.
I enjoy being in the middle school. It can be a very difficult and trying time for students at this age; I can appreciate that, and try to help guide them to make good choices. Academically, the content is challenging, but establishing a good work ethic can help students reach their goals. To me, it is very gratifying when you witness a student’s “lightbulb” go on.
I also coach JV field hockey and am the assistant coach of the varsity girls track team. I reside in Medina and have two children.
I attended Buffalo State College, where I received my Bachelor’s Degree, then earned my Master’s Degree from Stony Brook University.