Melissa Persson

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B.A. German Studies and Art History, University of Minnesota M.Ed. Second Languages and Cultures (ELL), University of Minnesota Reading Licensure, Hamline University Work Based Learning Coordinator Licensure, Bethel University

Melissa Persson

The 2018-2019 school year is Ms. Persson's first year at Como Park High School and in St. Paul Public Schools.   She has teaching licenses in ELL, Reading and Work Based Learning. She has taught ELL with a heavy emphasis on literacy development for the past 11 years.  Currently, Ms. Persson is teaching Reading Foundations 9-10, College and Career and Career Reading 11-12 and Creative Writing.  

Mrs. Persson’s enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures with her family.  She has lived in both Austria and Sweden and has visited many countries. She also spends a lot of time watching soccer games and gardening.  

Ms.Persson lives in St. Paul and is proud to work in her neighborhood.  She loves teaching and learning from her students everyday!