• San Jose CA

Michelle Melby

Educator - ESUHSD

Work experience

Work experience

Science Instructor & Department Chair

Sep 2006 - Present
East Side Union High School District

James Lick High School (Biology, Integrated Science, ELL Science, Physiology).

Additional Duties:  Leo's Club Advisor, Senior Class Adviser, Special Curriculum Development, Death Valley Field Trip Coordinator, and Environmental Club Advisor.


Jun 2005 - Dec 2005
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory

Managed the Avian Disease Prevention Program. Assisted with vegetation, shorebird, and landbird studies. Managed volunteer network and Excel database. Co-authored Avian Disease Prevention Program reports for the Cities of San Jose and Sunnyvale.

Project Management Technician

Aug 2004 - May 2005
Western Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Contractor with PG&E's vegetation management program. Pre-inspected power lines for hazards and notified property owners of clearance work to be performed.



Biology Single Subject Teaching Credential

San Jose State University

Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Ecology

California Polytechnic State University

Senior Project:  “The Incidence of Clostridium botulinum in the South San Francisco Bay Area.”  Approximately 20 years of research was used to determine the factors affecting the spread of avian botulism in the South Bay Area. 



Fundraising and Volunteer Mangement

Schedual and Project Management

Google Apps Suite

Microsoft Office