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Mrs. Melissa L. Bennett
FACTS ABOUT ME
- 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.