Melissa is a lifelong teacher. She began working in classrooms as a teenager and has continued to teach in various settings ever since. Her most recent classroom experience was teaching math and science to hybrid students.
Melissa obtained her undergraduate degree at Alma College and her masters degree at Oakland University. She taught full-time in the classroom until her first of four children came along. She now spends her evenings and weekends traveling for her children's sporting events, camping with her family, organizing the busy family calendar, volunteering or reading for fun.
MATH 7/6, SCI 6-8
Mrs. DiPonio's Bio is coming soon!
Alg. 2, Phys. Science, Bio & Physics
Mrs. Fleury's Bio is coming soon!
Geometry & Computer Lab
Debra has a B.A. in Theology and a B.A., in Early Childhood Education. She worked for Oxford Early Childhood Center for a total of 26 years with 17 of those years being a preschool teacher. Debra is happily married with 3 adult children and a granddog. Together with her husband, she worked with every age of student in their church ministry. First as youth leaders, and then children's ministry directors. They are now transitioning to a new age group: young adults, and look forward to getting to know this age group.
Debra believes every student can learn; it is figuring out how they learn best and how she can support them in their educational journey.
Alg. 1/2, ELA 6/7, & History 6/7
Colleen is a Michigan-certified teacher with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Wayne State University and a Master of Education degree from Saginaw Valley State University. She began her career in public education and then transitioned to homeschooling in 2007. Colleen has a passion for teaching and is excited for the blend of classroom and home learning at Dragonfly Hybrid.
Colleen has been married to her husband for 23 years and has four children: one is in college, one is a high-school senior, one is in middle school, and one is in elementary school. Her free time is often spent supporting her children in their many athletic endeavors, enjoying time with family or reading a good book.
ALG. 1, ELA 8/9, HIST 8/9
Angie was born and raised in Michigan and eventually moved to Southern California to go to college. She graduated with her Bachelors of Arts and Visual Communications Degree with an emphasis in Graphic Design. Angie and her husband have been married since 2013 and they have two boys whom love to play hockey. She has coached children in Color Guard and Dance as well as volunteering as a Girl Scout Troop Co-Leader.
In her spare time, Angie is a hockey mom/wife, crafter, photographer, and a Shetland Sheepdog enthusiast. She has volunteered for Guide Dogs of America, Leader Dogs For the Blind, and Freedom Dogs. Angie's goal for her Dragonfly students this year is to inspire them to learn something new every day and be the best versions of themselves they can be!
Math 8/7, Civics/Econ, World Hist., ELA 10/11/12