Melissa Nixon

Dr. Melissa Nixon currently serves as Director of Title I for Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, North Carolina. She has also worked as a teacher, assistant principal and principal in schools in central North Carolina. Dr. Nixon is an adjunct faculty member in the Educational Leadership Department at High Point University. Dr. Nixon holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, a Master of School Administration, an Educational Specialist degree, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

About PDK International

Established in 1906, PDK International supports teachers and school leaders by strengthening their interest in the profession through the entire arc of their career.

We honor educators as professionals who learn daily from their work and want to share their knowledge with others to transform the lives of their students and their own specialized work.

As a social sector organization, we elevate the discourse around teaching and learning with the goal of transforming the student experience to ensure that every child has access to a high-quality education.