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Card, Melissa

TitleCertification Officer/Director of Field and Clinical Programs
DepartmentCollege of Education
OfficeCollege of Education Admin
Office Hours8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Office Location301 Education Bldg


After graduating from Auburn University Montgomery (AUM), College of Education with a degree in Mild Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders, Melissa Card completed the Master’s and Education Specialist programs at the AUM with concentrations in Learning Disabilities and Collaborative Teacher.  She has Alabama certifications in Instructional Leadership (K-12), Collaborative Special Education (6-12), and Mild Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders (P-12). She earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Administration Supervision of Curriculum: Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology from Auburn University and her professional experiences in education include being a classroom teacher in public school and the Department of Youth Services, program manager for the Southeast Regional Resource Center, trainer for The Alabama Positive Behavior Supports Center, and program manager for AUM COE graduate school.  Now, as Director of Student Services and Teacher Certification Office in the College of Education at Auburn University at Montgomery, Melissa draws upon her academic preparation and experiences in leadership, instruction, and technology to provide opportunities for future teachers and instructional leaders.


Education(2015) Ph.D. Administration and Supervision of Curriculum
(2004) Ed.S. Collaborative Teacher (6-12)
(1999) Master's Mild Learning/Behavior Disorders (N-12) Educational Leadership Certification
(1997) B.S. Mild Learning/Behavior Disorders