Melissa Revuelta

Educator and Professional Development Coach, Long Beach Unified School District

Long Beach, California

Melissa Revuelta is a professional development coach for Long Beach Unified School District in California. Melissa works with educators and students to implement Common Core standards in the classroom.

Melissa taught science and history at Cabrillo High School for over 10 years. Previously, she was the advisor to Adventures in College and Career Readiness (AVID) and Embracing Latina Leadership Alliances (ELLAS), programs designed to prepare young Latinas for college, leadership and life.

A graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, Melissa is engaged in community service and mentors many of her former students. Melissa has worked with the Proposition 38 campaign to provide more funding for public schools in California.

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Posted Sep. 19, 2017

7 Days Before Graduation My Student Disappeared, But That’s Not What Made Me Cry

I remember the first time I saw her walking down the school corridor like she owned the place. She did.…

By Melissa Revuelta

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Posted Dec. 15, 2017

When I Set Up My Classroom Now I Only Think About Which Bookshelf Can Stop a Bullet

BY BRETT BIGHAM, 2014 OREGON STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I don’t know a teacher who has not looked at the faces of Sandy Hook and wondered, “What if?”…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

Black Panther Proves That Our Kids Need More Black Superheroes, Both on the Screen and in the Classroom

I am looking forward to the premiere of “Black Panther” with the same excitement I bring to planning my birthday month. (Yes, I said month.)…

By Kenya Bradshaw

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Posted Feb. 13, 2018

I Know White Teachers Can Be Biased Against Kids of Color Because I Was

I changed schools in the middle of the first grade because my teacher was a racist. “She told you that you’re smarter than your classmate…

By Sydney Chaffee

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