Background

Mrs. Melucci is proud to be a Franklin Regional graduate.
She then went on to receive her bachelor of science
from St. Vincent College, and her Masters of Arts in Teaching
from the University of Pittsburgh.
She credits her mother and father as the greatest influences in her life.

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Mrs. Melucci enjoys teaching for FR. She has also spent time as an Adjunct Instructor, teaching Science Methods for The University of Pittsburgh.
Mrs. Melucci was the Elementary Coordinator of Science for the FR School District for 20 years.

Some of Mrs. Melucci's professional accomplishments include:
2016 Selected Presenter at Science Week David L. Lawerence Convention Center
2015 Recipient of Edison Robot Grant through PPG Partnership
2015-16
Chairman of the Science Educator Award for the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
2015 Pittcon National Presenter for the Science Olympiad Program: New Orleans
2014-2015 Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Chairman of the Elementary Science Olympiad Program,
2014-2015 STEM Immersion Planning Team-Alle-Kiski Best Practices (ABC) Grable Grant,
2013-2014 Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Excellence in Science Teaching Award
2014 Pittcon National Presenter for the Science Olympiad: Chicago, Illinois,
2013 Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Chair Elect for the Elementary Science Olympiad Program, 2013 Pittcon National Presenter for the Science Olympiad: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
2013 E.I.T.C. Grant Award for Innovational Eduational Programs for Public School Districts
2012 Pittcon National Presenter for the Science Olympiad: Orlando, Florida
2010 Math Science Collaborative/Teacher Leadership Academy,
2009 St. Vincent College Alumni of Distinction,
2006-2009 Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Science Olympiad Recipient
2006Who's Who Among American Teachers
2005Who's Who Among America's Teachers
1999 Teacher Excellence Award: Teacher Excellence Center Finalist
1997 National Science Foundation Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science
1996
The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Science Educator of the Year Award,
1995 Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Science Equipment Grants
Alliance for Career Education Grant
Responsible for Creating and Publishing a Teacher Development Handbook for the University of Pittsburgh.