Melinda Sears


twitter @theprofspage

cell 205-886-7716


The University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science, French (PreK-12) (May 2008)

Employment History:

French Teacher, West Feliciana High School (August 201-present)

French Teacher, Oak Mountain High School, Shelby County Schools (August 2014-May 2016)

Title 1 Instructional Technology Coordinator, Tuscaloosa City Schools (October 2012 - July 2014)


French Teacher (9-12), Tuscaloosa City Schools (August 2009-October 2012)

French I, II, III, IV at Paul W. Bryant High School (PWBHS) and Central High School (CHS)

ACCESS Teacher, French I, II (Fall 2010-present)


Promethean Social Media Advisory Council (Fall 2011-Spring 2012)


Program Assistant, The University of Alabama In-Service Center (Summer 2011, Summer 2012)


International Intern, Campus Crusade for Christ, Nantes, France (August 2008-July 2009)


ESL Tutor, Nantes, France (August 2008-July 2009)


Resident Assistant, The University of Alabama, Julia Tutwiler Hall (Spring 2005-Spring 2008)


Honors and Awards:

Presenter, American Council for Teachers of Foreign Languages November 2016

Presenter, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference

Presentation website 

Presenter, Leyden High School District Summer Symposium 2015 in Downers Grove, IL

Member of the Executive Board, Alabama Association of Foreign Language

                Teachers (Spring 2012-Spring 2014)

Presenter, Alabama Association of Teachers of Foreign Languages Conference

                AAFLT/SCOLT Conference Birmingham, Alabama (March 2013)

                University of Auburn at Montgomery (February 2012)

University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL (February 2011)


Presenter, Alabama Educational Technology Conference


Most Outstanding Foreign Language Teacher in the UA College of Education (May 2008)


Capstone Hero Award (May 2008)

Nominated by a member of faculty at the University of Alabama, awarded for performance in Julia Tutwiler Hall as a Resident Assistant for three years