From a migrant student to a migrant summer school teacher: a conversation with Melyssa Perez

In this episode, Carly Flandro sits down with Melyssa Perez, a migrant summer school teacher with the Twin Falls School District. A former migrant student herself, Perez loves giving back to kids with similar backgrounds. Listen to our conversation for more on how to close learning gaps, celebrate culture in the classroom, and honor what makes each student unique.


Carly Flandro

Carly Flandro

Reporter Carly Flandro works in EdNews’ East Idaho bureau. A former high school English teacher, she writes about teaching, learning, diversity, and equity. You can follow Flandro on Twitter @idahoedcarly and send her news tips at [email protected].

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