Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Social Science, Physical Science & Criminal Justice- UTA
Ms. Melanie Hurley
Melanie Hurley teaches 6th grade Pre-AP Math. She has been in GPISD since 2005 and at GPFAA since 2014. She says she is so excited to be here and is looking forward to a fabulous year.
Ms. Hurley is a born and raised GPISD girl. She went to Ben Milam Elementary, which is now the Ellen Ochoa Stem Academy at Ben Milam, Jackson Middle School, and South Grand Prairie High School. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington, with a BS in Social Science, Physical Science and Criminal Justice.
Ms. Hurley has 1 daughter, Skylar, and two very silly cats that run her house, literally! Her cats names are Oscar and Lucy.
In her spare time, Ms. Hurley loves to run. She and her daughter have completed 3 half marathons (13.1 miles) and several 5k runs, including the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. She also likes to play soccer and travel.
Favorite quote: "Why fit in when you were born to STAND OUT!"- Dr. Seuss