Melissa Johnson


What is your hometown?  San Diego

What is your education? B.A. Theatre & English, UC Davis Credentialing Program, SD Christian College

How many years teaching?  15

How many years at CUSSD?  15

Campus:  High School

Subjects Taught: 
English II, English II Honors, Elementary Junior Players

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Why do you teach? I have a passion for literature, writing, and sharing my love for Jesus with students.  My goal is to bring literature to life, and help students make real-life connections to a novel's themes and characters.  It is a blessing to help students recognize their potential in English, and grow in this arena.

Interesting facts about you?  

  • I’m a wife, and mother of three daughters who all attend school at CUSSD.
  • I taught Drama at CHS for 14 years before transferring into the English Department.
  • In my spare time, I love to read, write, draw, paint, and spend time with my family and three dogs.
  • Was awarded the 2012 "Bravissimo Theatre Teacher of the Year," from La Jolla Playhouse & SD Theatre Teacher's Association.

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