Melissa Schaub, a self-proclaimed assessment geek, has had the pleasure and honor of spending the last 27 years in international schools in Mexico, Venezuela, Romania, Russia and currently, Nigeria working with students and with teams to enhance student learning. As an instructional leader, she has been an assistant principal of curriculum and instruction, an elementary principal and a PK-12 director of learning. Each chapter of her professional journey has provided amazing experiences that have deepened her commitment to “get assessment practices right”. She has worked across capacities to train and support teachers with fine-tuning their design tools for crafting authentic, meaningful and aligned packages of teaching and learning.
In addition, she believes deeply in the collective work being done to reimagine schools where students actively drive their own learning. This includes rethinking our most essential learning outcomes, the learning structures of space, place and time, the role of digital learning to expand opportunity, and the intentional inclusion of social-emotional learning.
Melissa has her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and Administrative Certification through The College of New Jersey and is a graduate of the PTC Essential Skills program. She is currently preparing to complete her EdD in Instructional Leadership from Wilkes University.