Mrs. Melissa Ibarra                  family               


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Phone: (480) 472-2894




Hello, my name is Mrs. Melissa Ibarra.   I am teaching 7th grade Reading this year at Carson Junior High. I am excited to be here and look forward to meeting everyone.

I graduated from Northern Arizona University where I earned a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.  Previous to my Masters Degree, I earned a Bachelors Degree from the University of Arizona. I have a reading endorsement and I am a highly qualified teacher.  I have 16 years teaching experience.  My prior experience includes 8 years teaching Kindergarten in an Elementary School setting and 1 year teaching Adult Family Literacy.  I taught Kindergarten at Maricopa Unified School District and Kyrene School District. I also taught Adult Family Literacy classes at Adams Elementary in the Mesa Public School District.  
I have been married to my husband Henry for 27 years.

I have 2 daughters. Bianca that is 22 years old and a student at ASU. She loves film/theater and wants to be an actress/film director.  Mia is 13 years old and a 8th grader at Akimel A-al Middle School in the Kyrene School District, and she loves swimming/swim team.  I have a maltese dog named Mimi, she is 6 years old.

I enjoy teaching and I look forward to a fun and exciting year here at Carson Junior High.

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