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Melanie Roussel

Melanie Roussel


I chose to teach because I love children and enjoy watching them learn and grow.


Professional Career 

·        I was a legal secretary for 9 years before deciding to become a teacher. I taught 1/2 year in Pre K at Seventh Ward, then moved to Herod where I stayed for 6 years before my transfer to Dozier. In 2011, I transferred to Erath Middle.

  • Graduate of Erath High School, 1987
  • Graduate of U.S.L., 1989, 1997
    INTECH Trained
  • Dibels Training
  • 3rd Grade Tech Rep
  • Worked on Vermilion Parish Technology/Comprehensive Curriculum Database Team
  • Chevron Grant Participant
  • LaTAAP Assessor/Mentor
  • Cooperating Teacher of UL interns
  • Vermilion Parish Writing Team member Summer of 2008
  • Completed ETI


· Children Morgan and Emily

·Personal Hobbies: Reading, gardening, swimming, spending time with family and friends.


  • 2009-2010 Dozier Elementary Teacher of the Year
  • 2013-14 Vermilion Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Melanie Alleman