Education

  • Currently working on Educational Leadership Doctoral degree, Wichita State University
  • MSSL, Master of Science in School Leadership, Baker University
  • MS, Master of Science in Business Education, Emporia State University
  • BS, Bachelor of Science in Business Education, Emporia State University

 

Professional Background

  • Assistant Principal / Director of Career and Technical Education, Newton High School
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Education, Bethel College
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Education, Baker University
  • Business instructor, Newton High School and Maize High School

 

Certifications

  • Career Development Mentor, ESSDACK

 

Recognitions & Awards

  • National Secondary Business Teacher of the Year, National Business Education Association
  • USD 373 Excellence in Teaching Award Winner
  • Mountain-Plains Business Education Teacher of the Year
  • Kansas Business Education Teacher of the Year

 

Publications

  • Rangel, Melinda (2017). Developing College and Career Readiness Through Career Shadowing. Business Education Forum, October 2017.

 

Presentations

  • Rangel, Melinda (2019, February). “Implementing an Agriculture Career Academy,” Kansas Association of Career and Technical Education conference, break-out session
  • Rangel, Melinda (2018, October). “Implementing an Agriculture Career Academy,” Kansas Department of Education conference, break-out session
  • Rangel, Melinda (2018, March). “Preparing Students to be College & Career Ready through Professional Learning Experiences,” Kansas CAN Symposium, break-out session
  • Rangel, Melinda (2017, October). “Professional Learning Experiences for College and Career Readiness,” Kansas Business Education Association conference, break-out session
  • Rangel, Melinda (2016, April). “Professional Learning Experiences for College and Career Readiness,” National Business Education Association conference, break-out session
  • Rangel, Melinda (2016, July). “Building Bridges between School and Business,” Kansas Career and Technical Education Association conference, break-out session

 

Service

  • Newton Area Chamber of Commerce member
  • National Business Education Association member
  • National Business Honor Society Governing Council member
  • Mountain-Plains Business Education Association member
  • Association of Career and Technical Education member