3E Program for Social Justice and Change

Program for Social Justice and change
Melody Michaux
Melody Michaux retired from education with 35 years of field experience in New York City and Atlanta, Georgia public school systems. She served as an educational consultant, principal, assistant principal, elementary and middle school teacher, and a daycare teacher.
Two of her greatest accomplishments in education were writing a proposal to start a new school in New York City which was accepted and named the New Millennium Business Academy and establishing and opening the first single gender female middle and high school in Atlanta, Georgia, The Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy. She is highlighted in Successful Single-Sex Classrooms: A Practical Guide to Teaching Boys & Girls Separately by Kathy Stevens, Peggy Daniels, and Michael Gurian. In the early 90’s, she served as an adjunct professor in the Graduate Program at Mercy College in New York.
Mrs. Michaux also served as a middle school Attendance Improvement Drop-Out Prevention Facilitator, Assistant Director of Recruitment, and Director of Curriculum & Instruction. Her educational expertise lies in designing and implementing curriculum and professional development. She sat on numerous educational committees and participated in several professional organizations. Mrs. Michaux worked as an educational consultant with Focus on Results, alongside the founders, Jeffrey and Amalia Cudeiro. She has presented at local and state conferences in the areas of literacy and leadership. She received numerous awards for her work in education, including the Atlanta Families Excellence in Education Principal Award.
Mrs. Michaux attended The City University of New York, Hunter College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Dance, a master’s degree in Elementary Education, and a 6th Year Advanced Certificate in Administration and Supervision. She attended numerous professional development institutes, including The Principal’s Institute and Project Zero at Harvard University, the Writing Institute at Lehman College, and the Teacher’s College Writing Project at Columbia University.