Melissa Witt


Melissa Witt

Number of years teaching

Name(s) of media you advise
Dimmitt Bobcat Yearbook

School Name & City
Dimmitt High School, Dimmitt

TAJE Region
Region 1 — ESC 16 & 17

Most unusual item in/on your desk?
A jigsaw puzzle of Galveston, TX

Favorite deadline snack?

Nicknames your students have given you?
Wittler, Mama Witt

Superpower you’d want as a teacher?
Super Speed, with accuracy

Personal catchphrase or motto?
Let’s do this!

What is the reason you love teaching journalism?
This is actually a new field for me, I’m enjoying learning new material and working with kids who love photography and yearbook!

What is the most important lesson a student has ever taught you?
Be honest and sincere; look, listen, and feel who and where your students are.

What is the most important element to a successful program?
Knowing what you want to accomplish – begin with the end in mind.

Describe your favorite lesson to teach.
I’m still figuring this out!