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 Development Schools Liaison, Forest Dale Elementary School, Orchard Park Elementary School, Carmel, IN
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
Other Professional Activities
Reviewer for several National Conference Proposals.