Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Melanie Cummings
Ms. Cummings was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and moved to Spartanburg, SC when she was 9 years old. She played soccer for 12 years as a child and ran cross country in high school. This allowed her the opportunity to be a part of the first team to win the women’s cross country state championship for Dorman High School. After graduating from high school she moved to the Lowcountry to attend the College of Charleston.
At CofC, Ms. Cummings earned her B.S. in Middle School Education with a concentration in Math & Science in December 2010. After teaching for 5 years, she began pursuing a Master’s Degree and graduated from Western Governor’s University with an M.A. in Mathematics Education for Grades 5-9 in August of 2017.
This is Ms. Cummings’ eighth year at Alston Middle School and her first year teaching ACE Math. She has a passion for math and strives to help students learn to love math.