Melinda M. Hammerschmidt


Greenwood Lab School

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Greenwood Lab School
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897




  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, 2016, Texas Tech University
  • MEd, 2008, Drury University
  • BS, Elementary Education, 1982, University of Central Arkansas


  • Certified for Gifted Education in Missouri Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade
  • Special Reading Certification Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade
  • 9 Gifted Education Hours University of Arkansas
  • 6 Gifted Education Hours University of Missouri


  • First grade

Research and professional interests

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Gifted Education Teacher Student Relationships
  • Learning Modalities

Awards and honors

  • Commencement Speaker for Drury Summer Commencement 2009
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Outstanding Friends of Greenwood Award October 2015
  • Golden Key International Honor Society Chapter Texas Tech University
  • Gamma Beta Phi Society Texas Tech University