Staff Spotlight - Melanie Parisella

Melanie Parisella - École William McDonald Middle School

Melanie has been part of the French Immersion team at École William McDonald Middle School since 2003, first as an educational assistant and teacher since 2008. Melanie is a dedicated professional who spares no effort to ensure student success. She cares deeply for her students and believes in building strong connections with them before looking at the academics. She teaches a Grade 7 French Immersion class as well as the community awareness exploratory in an effort to build more empathy between our students and help for our community and the less fortunate. She is the driving force behind our Me to We group which empowers youth to affect changes in their community and the world.