Phone: 478-625-7794


Degrees and Certifications:

Early Childhood Education K-5 Special Education Commercial Recreation Reading endorsement Math endorsement MEd in Early Childhood education

Mrs. Melanie Powell

Title:  Inclusion Teacher

Department Chair for Special Education

Department:  Special Education

Years Teaching:  26

Hometown:  I grew up in Swainsboro but have lived in Waynesboro for 30 years.

Hobbies:  reading, sewing, swimming, walking

Why do I teach?  I teach to make a difference in the lives of young people, even if it is just one kid.  I want to develop trusting relationships so that kids will look forward to coming to school and feel comfortable talking or asking for help.  (And of course making that lightbulb come on!)