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My name is Melanie Heishman. I am super excited to be a part of the Hamilton family. I am originally from Chesapeake, Virginia where I earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Virginia Wesleyan University. I began my teaching career in Virginia Beach and moved with my husband and two daughters to Loudoun County where I taught at Sterling Elementary and Evergreen Mill Elementary. My family and I currently live in Winchester, VA where I have been a former reading teacher, Literacy Coach, and Intervention Resource Teacher.I am most passionate about helping ALL students achieve their highest potential through engaging and authentic lessons while building a trusting and supportive student-teacher relationship. I look forward to building and fostering positive relationships within the Hamilton community.Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two college-aged daughters. We enjoy all things outdoors and look forward to spending time together on the coast every summer.