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    Name: Janet Melcher
    School: Roberts Elementary
    Room No.: 103
    Position: 4th Grade Teacher

    Email: jmelcher@umasd.orgxPhone: 610-205-3750

     

     

    Welcome to Fourth Grade

    My name is Janet Melcher and I'm very excited about the upcoming fourth grade year. I find it hard to believe that I'm entering my 31st year of teaching.  I spent the first ten years of my career teaching 5th and 6th grade Learning and Emotional Support at Upper Merion Middle School. I have spent the past 20 years teaching fourth grade at Roberts Elementary School.

     
    I'm dual certified in Elementary Education and Special Education, and I am also certified as a Reading Specialist. I received my B.S. degree in Elementary and Special Education from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. I received my M.ED. from Cabrini College in Wayne, PA. Continuing my professional development is a high priority to me, so I attend conferences and workshops at every opportunity. I've spent four summers attending institutes at Columbia University on the teaching of writing and the teaching of reading.
     
     
     
    I am married and have a daughter, Bethanie, who is starting graduate school in the fall.  I love to read and write in my notebook daily. In my free time, you will find me cooking a special meal for my family and friends, hiking on a nature trail or traveling.
     
    I love my job and teaching fourth grade is the best! I'm looking forward to a wonderful year.
     
Last Modified on August 2, 2017