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Melanie Tipton


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About Me

Educational History:

High School Diploma—Risco High School 1994

Bachelor of Science in Education, Social Studies—Southeast Missouri State University 1998

Master’s Degree in History—Southeast Missouri State University 2007

Specialist Degree in School Adminstration—William Woods University 2011

Current Position:

Currently I am honored to serve as the superintendent of the Clarkton C-4 School District.

Previous Position:

Prior to coming to Clarkton last year as the high school principal, I served as the high school principal at Hayti for four years.  Before that, I served as the district’s curriculum director and taught English.  I have been in education for 20 years teaching a variety of subjects at different grade levels.

Family Information:

I have been married for 23 years and have two boys.  Noah is a student at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in history education.  Eli is a 7th grade student at Clarkton.  

Personal Information:

When not at school, I enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking, and traveling.  I also love to read and put together jigsaw puzzles in my free time.

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