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About Melisa Westerman


Melisa Westerman

Chemistry Teacher

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6206041200 Ex. 1295

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About Me

Educational History:

  1. B.S.E. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS 1984
  2. Ulysses High School, Ulysses, KS 1980

Degrees and Certifications:




Earth Science

Professional Development:

AVID Science Trainer Staff Development 2016, 2017

Seward County Science & Math Conference 2017

International Science Fair, Los Angeles, 2017; Phoenix, 2016;  Phoenix, 2013;  Pittsburgh, 2012; Los Angeles, 2011

AVID Summer Institute 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012,

AVID Path Training, Denver, 2013

Hazmat Training, 2015 


Current Position:

I began teaching at USD 480 in 1992 at South Middle School as the 8th grade Earth Science teacher

I moved up to Liberal High School in 1996 to teach chemistry and coordinate the Disrict Science Fair.

I currently teach Honors Chemistry, College Chemistry and Senior AVID.

Previous Position:

Before coming to Liberal, I taught at Perry Junior High School in Perry, OK for two years  and prior to that I taught biology and chemistry at Mannford High School, Mannford, OK on the shores of Lake Keystone.

From 1991-1999, I also taught a pre-collegiate 6 week summer academy for 8 years at the University of Oklahoma Biological Station at Lake Texoma.

Family Information:

Married to Mel Westerman in 1982

3 grown and married children: Tyler, Taryn and Ashlyn

Three furry children: Zoey and Hoss- dogs

                                 Kasey the 19 yr old cat


Personal Information:

Watching volleyball, gardening, playing with grandsons, and spending time with family

Genealogy, fishing and being crafty

Melisa Westerman

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