Melinda R. Abbott
Northfield Elementary School
Howard County/Melinda Abbott – 3rd Grade Teacher at Northfield Elementary School
Mrs. Melinda Abbott graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor’s degree in Social work. She worked in long-term care for special needs adults and children before earning her certificate and Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Cabrini College in Radnor, PA. She is a member of the graduate honor society Kappa Gamma Pi. Her student teaching was completed with honors in Pennsylvania’s Methacton and North Penn School Districts. She taught kindergarten in the North Penn School District, then moved to Evergreen, Colorado, where she taught gifted and talented enrichment and kindergarten. Mrs. Abbott moved to Howard County in 2000, and is in her third joyful year teaching third grade at Northfield Elementary School.