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Melanie Brown, MA

Adjunct Professor

Areas of Interest

I am currently working on my Ed.D in Educational Leadership and my emphasis is the implementation of engineering education in secondary STEAM classrooms. I am a curator with the National Science Teachers Association and a Facilitator for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards ( NBCT).

Why USD?

The quality of the program content, the professionalism of the faculty and the emphasis on current topics in STEAM Education.

Advice for Future Students?

Continue developing your practice as a learner and educator.

Favorite quote?

“Sciences provide an understanding of a universal experience. Arts are a universal understanding of a personal experience… they are both a part of us and a manifestation of the same thing… the arts and sciences are avatars of human creativity.” – Mae Jemison

Anything else about yourself?

I love to travel and I have visited every continent except Antarctica. I have never had a cavity!