Degrees and Certifications:
Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a concentration in Psychology
Ms. Melanie Parker
My name is Melanie Parker and this will be my second year at Oakview Elementary. I was born and raised in NC. I graduated from Apex High and currently live in Holly Springs with my husband, Shane, and our three children, Courtney (19), Wesley (17), and Jonathan (14). I graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a concentration in Psychology. I taught Kindergarten for six years at Olive Chapel Elementary. I took a break from teaching to be a stay at home mom. After several years, I returned to the teaching field. I taught 4- year-olds at Saint Francis UMC Preschool for four years and last year I joined the owlsome staff at Oakview as an instructional assistant. I love teaching children and watching their minds grow. Their excitement in learning new things makes my job worthwhile. During my free time I enjoy long walks around my neighborhood, shopping with my mom and daughter, and playing fun games around the kitchen table with my family.