WENDYE MELZAR

                                                                                                                         Woodall Program’s 2020 Teacher of the Year                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Woodall Program’s 2018 Teacher of the Year                                                                                                                       Golden Apple Award Recipient

Wendye Melzar has taught in both regular and special education for over 20 years with the motto, “anyone can learn”.  She earned her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University.  Wendye’s sincere and patient demeanor has allowed her the opportunity to impact children of all ages.  It is her continuous pursuit of knowledge that makes her both a great educator and community leader.  When Wendye is not helping families of the Chattahoochee Valley, she is continuing the legacy of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune through her work with the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW).

“We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.”  ~Mary McLeod Bethune~