enjoy making a host of crafts and home decorations
Melissa Zemcik, a former schoolteacher at The Goddard School, attended Walter E. Stebbins High School, where she earned Honor Roll status and achieved varsity letters in basketball, softball, and track. She went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Early Childhood Education at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. During her time at the university, Melissa Zemcik earned inclusion on the student teaching dean's list during the 2004-2005 year.Following her graduation from Wright State University, Melissa Zemcik attained the position of Lead Kindergarten Teacher at The Goddard School in Apex, North Carolina, where she taught classes containing between 20 and 25 children. Aspects of her role at The Goddard School included administering age-appropriate course material, evaluating student progress and achievement, and collaborating with parents to determine appropriate learning strategies for individual children. Ms. Zemcik additionally devoted time and energy to working individually with students in need of extra coaching. For example, she tutored a six-year-old student who struggled with reading comprehension. Through one-on-one exercises and numerous activities tailored to the child's interests, Ms. Zemcik succeeded in helping the student progress significantly over time. During her three years with The Goddard School, Ms. Zemcik received a Teacher of the Month Award.Melissa Zemcik presently spends time contributing to a variety of public outreach and Military support functions. Some of the events she has participated in and contributed to in recent years include the Operation Homefront Freedom Walk in Fort Bragg and Fayetteville, North Carolina; the North Carolina Glory Days Military Flag Dedication; and the Pennsylvania Daily American 5K. She additionally devotes time and support to the Miracle League of the Triangle in Cary.