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Cindy Melton

Dean - School of Education / Dean of School of Education

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Dr. Cindy Melton is the Dean of the School of Education. Dr. Melton joined MC’s faculty in 2001 and currently teaches Intro to Education and Research. Her areas of expertise include leadership in education and accreditation & assessment.

Dr. Melton has been honored as Distinguished Professor of the Year, HEADWAE Faculty Honoree, Outstanding Young Professor, Eastside Teacher of the Year, and Metro Jackson Teacher of the Year.

Dr. Melton and her family love to watch and play ice hockey. Their favorite adventure locations are Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, Canada. When hockey season rolls around, you can find the Melton family cheering for the Chicago Blackhawks.


  • B.S.Ed. , Mississippi College
  • M.Ed. , Mississippi College
  • Ph.D. , University of Mississippi