Phone: (610)384-9030, Ext. 6909
Degrees and Certifications:
Master's Degree: Reading Specialist Bachelor's Degree: Elementary Education Minor: Religious Studies Concentration: Urban Education
Mrs. Melissa Alexander
Melissa Alexander studied Elementary Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. While there she received a minor in Religious Studies and a Concentration in Urban Education. She also had the unique experience to student teach in Ireland. After graduation, Melissa taught in the Philadelphia School District for eight years. While there she taught first grade, second grade and worked as the reading specialist/school based teacher leader. During her time in Philadelphia, she obtained her Master’s Degree as a Reading Specialist from Gwynedd Mercy College. In 2013, Melissa began pursuing her Doctorate Degree in Reading and Leadership. She happily joined the Downingtown family in 2013. During the summer of 2014 Melissa traveled halfway across the world to teach English to students in China. Melissa currently teaches third grade at West Bradford Elementary School.