TEACHER OF THE MONTH–The Teacher of the Month for September was Prairie du Rocher School teacher Melanie Green. Pictured at the presentation are: Prairie du Rocher Superintendent Dr. Larry Beattie, Green and Brian Guebert of Edward Jones.
Melanie Green was named the Teacher of the Month for September by Brian Guebert of Edward Jones Investments in Red Bud, sponsor of the program.
Green is in her 32nd year of teaching at Prairie du Rocher School. She has taught every grade there except kindergarten and second. Currently, she is the fifth/sixth grade social studies/language arts teacher.
Prior to Prairie du Rocher, Green taught for two years at Rankin as a music/band teacher.
She holds a masters of science degree in elementary education from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Green lives in Prairie du Rocher and has family all over the United States.
In her spare time, Green enjoys cheering on the Prairie du Rocher Hawks, watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball, doing crossword puzzles, stitchery projects and traveling.