Melinda is an experienced and talented professional who has led education and business and organizational reform, cultivated strategy and executed program development.

Many of her collaborative efforts have enhanced school improvement and business operations.

Melinda’s specialties include training, strategic planning, organizational development, coaching, and facilitation.

Melinda is intentional about fulfilling the purposes to which she has been called.

She specializes in broad-based collaborative projects, curriculum and program development.

Melinda is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association.


She has been an adjunct instructor at the University of Cincinnati, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Ashland University.

She has also served as an adjunct instructor at the University of Cincinnati (Gifted Endorsement), Indiana Wesleyan University (Management – Business) and Ashland University (Education).

Additionally, she has worked with the Science Engineering Math Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) through NASA and the Ohio Department of Education Perkins IV Committee.


Melinda holds the following degrees:

  • Bachelor’s in counselor education, South Carolina State University
  • Master’s  in management (business), Webster University
  • Educational Specialist and Doctorate in educational administration from South Carolina State University and Gifted Education Endorsement, Xavier University (Ohio)


Melinda is licensed in Ohio and South Carolina as a: 

  • School superintendent
  • Assistant superintendent
  • High school principal
  • Elementary school principal
  • Supervisor
  • Intervention specialist
  • Gifted specialist
  • School counselor


“I don’t really have control over my path, only the Lord does,
but I do have control over my decisions.”

AJ Michalka, Actress Singer-Songwriter