Degrees and Certifications:
Masters, Educational Administration: Concordia University
Masters, Elementary Education: Texas Tech
Bachelors: Texas Tech
Mrs. Melanie Edwards
Mrs. Melanie Edwards was approved as the principal of McClendon Elementary at a special called meeting of the CISD Board of Trustees on June 8, 2023.
Mrs. Edwards is starting her 26th year in K-12 public education, and her seventh year in Brave Nation. She most recently served as an assistant principal of McClendon Elementary, and in 2021-22 served as the instructional coach at Leland Edge Middle School. She taught 4th & 5th Grade at NeSmith Elementary from 2017 through 2021. She began her teaching career in Lubbock, Texas in 1997 at Nat Williams Elementary.