Kim Melancon brings over 23 years of experience in education in Ascension and East Baton Rouge Parishes in Louisiana to her role as a senior specialist with NIET. She served as a master teacher and assistant principal at Donaldsonville High School in Ascension Parish, a trailblazing high school within the NIET/TAP network. She also worked as an Instructional Leadership Partner in Ascension Public Schools supporting other schools in the development of strong instructional practices.
During her tenure in Donaldsonville, Kim worked with the instructional team to ensure equitable learning and success for all students. The team was dedicated to the selection, training, and support of effective leaders and teachers, and her work with NIET builds on this experience.
Kim earned her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Central Florida and her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Southeastern Louisiana University.