Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Mrs. Melissa Rathburn
Melissa Rathburn first attended the Early Childhood program and received a dipolma from Wiregrass Technical College in 2003. After working as a Kindergarten paraprofessional for 3 years, she attended ABAC and received her Associates's of Science degree. Afterwards, she attended Georgia Southwestern University and received a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. She was hired as a Special Education paraprofessional at Ben Hill Primary School. After working for a couple of months, she was hired as a Kindergarten teacher and taught for 3 years. Then she moved to second grade, which she has been teaching for 4 years, and is currently still in that position.