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Naomi Marotta 4th Grade Teacher

Melissa Murphy

Exceptional Children's Staff and Co-Coordinator


Melissa received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her Master of Education degree in Language and Literacy Studies from the University of Texas. She began teaching in 1996 in McAllen, Texas, and taught in Austin, TX, and Henderson County, NC, before coming to Francine Delany in 2002. She has taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th grades at Francine Delany and currently serves as the middle school Exceptional Children’s teacher and assists in middle school math. She completed her National Board Certification in 2008. When she’s not teaching, she enjoys reading, coaching, playing music, attending FDNSC & Cougar sporting events, road trips with her family, and working on voter education with the League of Women Voters.

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