Mrs. Melissa L. Bennett

Phone: (972)203-4600


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Mrs. Melissa L. Bennett



- I was born on Valentine's Day.

- I have 2 older sisters and a twin brother: Kama, Shondra, and Kevin.

- I am the daughter of Larry and Sandy Birdwell.

- I am the wife of Kyle Bennett, who is a builder.

- I am the mother of 3 children: Kaydee, Drew, and Daniel.

- I have a bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Education

- I have a master's degree in Educational Administration

- I hold Texas Teacher Certifications: Mathematics 1-12, Engineering 6-12, Computer Science 6-12,  Physical Sciences 6-12, Special Education EC-12, Principal EC-12.

- I attended: Abilene Christian University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, and University of Texas at Dallas.

- I was a former business owner, until I sold my business in 2010. The store was called Little Stitches Children's Boutique and Embroidery Shop.

-I have worked in education since August of 2000 as: a math teacher, a regional secondary math consultant, an instructional coach, a curriculum writer, and as a STEM/Computer Science teacher.

As a kid...

-I was obscessed with animals and creatures. 

-I played the piano

-I loved sports and played volleyball, basketball, and track.

-I especially enjoyed playing competitive basketball and running track in highschool.

-I competed in academic competitions like UIL Number Sense and Destination Imagination Structure Team.

- I am a Sunnyvale alum., I attended Sunnyvale between 1983-1992.

-I graduated from Poteet HS in 1996.

My hobbies, interests, and aspirations...

- I am a country girl at heart.

- I love to garden, cook, run and watch sports.

- I love to code.

- I am fascinated with the sky. 

- I aspire to be a bee keeper and to get another master's degree in Computer Science.