Nancy Melser

Nancy Melser

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-8572

Room:TC 315


About Nancy Armstrong Melser

Nancy Armstrong Melser has taught at Ball State University for over 25 years. She enjoys working with student teachers and field experiences and is a Professional Development School Liaison for two schools in Carmel, Indiana. Her research interests include discipline and classroom management, as well as differentiated instruction.

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor

Professional Development Schools Liaison, Forest Dale Elementary School, Orchard Park Elementary School, Carmel, IN

Education

Ed.D., Elementary Education/ Educational Psychology

Ball State University, 1993

M.A.E., Elementary Education/Gifted Endorsement

Ball State University, 1987

B.S., Elementary Education/Sociology

Indiana State University, 1983

Research and Publications;

Melser, N. A. (Winter, 2016) Co-teaching in a professional Development 

School: How the Nine Essentials for PDS are at Work. PDS Partners, 11, (3).

Melser, N. A. (2017, February). Selecting the Best Mentors for Student Teachers: How Professional Development Schools Select Clinical Supervisors: Presentation at the Annual Conference for the Association of Teacher Educators, Feb 10 – 14, Orlando, FL.

Melser, N.A. (2017, February). Student Teaching Interviews: A Model for Selecting Student Teachers. Presentation at the Annual Conference for the Association of Teacher Educators, Feb 10 – 14, Orlando, FL.

Areas of Expertise

Field Experiences

Student Teaching

Differentiated Instruction

Classroom Management.

Other Professional Activities

Reviewer for several National Conference Proposals.