Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Ball State University Teacher Certification - Indiana Wesleyan University Master of Science in Education - Walden University Facilitator - Franklin Covey
Melody Shafer is a graduate of Ball State University with a degree in Environmental Design. She obtained teacher certification through Indiana Wesleyan University and holds a Master of Science in Education degree through Walden University. She is a trained Franklin Covey facilitator and currently serves as MGM's Service Learning Coordinator. She enjoys infusing the iCivics classroom with opportunities for students to live and learn citizenship. iCivics is an online curriculum founded by former Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O’Connor. Mrs. Shafer works to engage students in current events, foundations of government, service work and collaborative group activities. Her goal is to support young leaders who will remain civic-minded throughout their lives and contribute to the well-being of society. When she is not at school, she enjoys spending time outdoors mountain biking, hiking and taking long walks. At home, she enjoys playing the piano and reading books and spending time with family and loved ones. She is an active member of Lexington Presbyterian and is involved with women’s groups, adults groups and children’s VBS programs. She is looking forward to a great school year!