Melissa+Watson

Anna Earl

Melissa Watson

Melissa Watson, special education teacher

Q: What do you teach at PHS?

A: I teach the MI (multiple impairments) class.

Q: Where and what were you teaching before you came here?

A: I have been an aide for the last seven years in the MI or multi-categorical classrooms.

Q:How long have you taught?

A: This is my first year teaching.

Q: What are you excited about for this year?

A: I am excited to learn the different programs for teaching. I have seen Schoology and other programs from the student perspective but not from the teaching angle.

Q: How would you describe your teaching style?

A: I like using a hands-on approach. I like to work together as we are learning the new material that we are working on.

Q: What do you want students to know about you?

A: I want students to know that we are in this together.

Q: Why did you become a teacher?

A: I like working with students and helping them learn to the best of their capabilities.

Q: Do you have a quote you live by?

A: Treat others like you want to be treated.

Q: Do you have hobbies outside of school?

A: Outside of school, I like to watch my son play soccer and other sports. I am also going for my Master’s degree in Special Education.

Q: Do you have any advice for your students?

A: Always do your best

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