Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Melisa Smith

My name is Melisa Smith, and I am a native of Rock Hill. Before I came to ODES, I taught at Rawlinson Road Middle School (6th grade), Ebinport Elementary (5th grade), and Mt.Gallant Elementary (school librarian).  

My husband, Brian, is a teacher at the Applied Technology Center.  Our daughter,Cathryn, is a junior in college. In my spare time, I love to read mysteries, write, travel, and go to football games! 

Education and Certifications:

Winthrop University, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education 

USC, Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education 

West Alabama University, Master’s Degree in Library Informational Science

Converse University, Gifted & Talented Education Endorsement

National Board Certification, Middle Child Generalist