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 Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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