Melissa McKinney serves as the Director of Student Development for the Plano campus. She loves working with the students and families of Fusion creating the best schedules of course selections available to meet every need. Melissa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama. Melissa also earned a Master of Arts degree in Education/Curriculum and Instruction (MAED) at University of Phoenix (online). She is currently a Doctoral, Educational Leadership (EdD), student at University of Phoenix. She has worked as a teacher on the middle school, high school, junior college and career college levels. In 2013 she relocated to Dallas, Texas from Birmingham, Alabama and worked as a Curriculum and Instruction Developer for a corporate office where she assisted adult learners with training materials. Melissa enjoys singing Jazz and writing songs in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and five children.
One Wacky Fact- She was a contestant for American Idol in 2006 and actually went to Hollywood.