Melissa Hanford
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First Grade Lead Teacher

Melissa Hanford relocated to Miami from the New York area in 2010 when she joined Fisher Island Day School as a first grade teacher.  After working in the field of education for over 12 years, Melissa enjoys creating an appealing classroom environment for her students.  She focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of each individual student, and strives to implement the curriculum so that it meets the needs of all her students. 

Melissa holds a Bachelor's degree in Education from Marietta College in Ohio and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts.