Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Melissa Coontz began working in Loudoun County in 2015. She is an itinerant teacher for students in various schools. This year her home school is Tuscarora High School-Go Huskies! She splits her time with Smart's Mill Middle School, as well. She lived and taught in Jefferson County, WV for 18 years. There she raised two daughters and a son. Melissa graduated from Penn State with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders/Education of the Deaf. She also has her Master's Degree in Severe and Multiple Disabilities from WVU. She now resides in Winchester, Va. with her husband and a boxer named Tyson.