About Me

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    Welcome to my class! I am excited to get to know you and be your third grade teacher! 

    Here's a little for you to know about me!portrait

    • I grew up in Mumbai, India. 
    • Education: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Biology, Bombay University
    • Masters in Elementary Education, University of Rochester
    • Work: Started teaching in 2002
    • Ex-Flight attendant - Saudi Arabian Airlines
    • Visited 4 continents
    • Lived in 3 countries
    • Family: Husband, ex-airline pilot; 2 grown "kids" - Gavin (Chicago) and Skye (NYC) both graduated from UR  
    • Favorite Activities: (When I'm not doing school-work!) Gardening, cooking, going for long walks with my friends, reading nonfiction, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune  
    • Something new I'm trying: Vegan cooking! This is not easy because I'm a "foodie" who loves all kinds of foods!

    Contact Information: email: melanie_ernst@pittsford.monroe.edu

                                        Voicemail (585) 267-3322