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Sandra M. Melillo, secondary school educator, literature and language professor. Named Teacher of Year, Northeast High School, 1986, 1992, 2002, Broward finalist, 1992, Broward Arts Teacher of Year, 1992, Florida Technology and Learning Teacher of the Year, 1997-1998; grantee, William H. Donner Foundation, 2004, State Farm, National Youth Leadership, 2004, Florida Learn and Serve, 2005.


Melillo, Sandra M. was born on August 14, 1951. Daughter of Edmond Derby and Geraldine Edith Mansfield.


Bachelor in Theatre Education, Michigan State University, 1973. Master of Arts in English, Florida Atlantic University, 1986. Doctor of Education, Florida International University, 2002.


English, drama, television production teacher Northeast High School, Oakland Park, Florida, since 1974, language arts department head, since 2000, new educator coach, liaison, since 1997, director, coordinator dual enrollment program, since 1999. Adjunct professor English Broward Community College, Coconut Creek, Florida, since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Writer, director: (plays) A Teacher's Line, 2004. Writer, lyricist: public service announcement safety videos, instructor Station North-East-television, 2004-2005.


Videographer Broward Women's History Coalition, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1986. Stage manager Fort Lauderdale Children's Ballet Theatre, since 1988. Announcer, scoreboard operator Northeast Softball Team, Oakland Park, since 2001.

Member of National Council English Teachers (presenter state conference 1986), American Education Research Association (presenter Chicago conference 2002), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, baking, travel, computers.


Married Anthony Richard Melillo, July 15, 1973. 1 child Keith.

Edmond Derby

Geraldine Edith Mansfield

Anthony Richard Melillo

Keith Melillo