Melissa Pikul




Melissa Pikul graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelors Degree in Education, Biology, and Earth and Space Science and a Masters in Environmental Science.


Melissa has taught for almost 20 years in public schools, for many summers at the International Institute for the Gifted, and is currently also an adjunct professor at SCSU and GCC.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Have travelled to 44 different countries
  • Melissa was a Fulbrite Scholar to Japan, nominated a Disney Science Educator of the year, named National Middle School Science Educator, and nominated for an Einstein Fellowship to DC
  • Is an outdoor girl who loves to hike, camp, and ride her motorcycle.
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