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?  13

How many years at CUSSD?  13

Campus:  Elementary through High School

Subjects Taught: 
Beginning Drama 1, Advanced Drama 2, Technical Theatre & Design, Creative Writing, 8th Grade Drama, and Elementary Junior Players

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Why do you teach? I love sharing my passion for drama, design, and writing with students in a collaboration way, and I love directing plays and musicals and seeing my students come alive in their roles on stage.

Interesting facts about you?  

  • Was awarded the 2012 "Bravissimo Theatre Teacher of the Year," from La Jolla Playhouse & SD Theatre Teacher's Association.
  • I’m a wife, and mother of three daughters who all attend school at CUSSD.
  • In my spare time, I love to read, write, draw, paint, build things, and shoot guns.

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