Marcia Melton


Joined Cumberland University: 2011


Marcia Melton joined Cumberland University as an adjunct instructor for the online Master of Arts in Education in 2011. The online platform allows students to work from home while maintaining other job responsibilities.

Marcia is currently the Supervisor of Instruction for the Cannon County School System. In addition, she is the chair for the Upper Cumberland Supervisors Study Council, secretary for the state supervisors council, a Common Core Leadership Coach, and has been a finalist for Tennessee Supervisor of the Year twice.

Marcia and her husband, Gerald, enjoy traveling, performing at the Arts Center of Cannon County, and time with family.

Areas of Expertise

Common Core Leadership Coach
Teaching American History Curriculum Consultant

Academic Background

B.S., Elementary Education
Middle Tennessee State University

M.A., Curriculum with Emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Middle Tennessee State University

Ed.S. Administration and Supervision
Middle Tennessee State University

Ed.D. Administration and Supervision
Tennessee State University

Honors and Awards
2009 Joann Hancock Professional Woman of the Year
2010 Finalist in the Tennessee Supervisor of the Year
2010-2013 Secretary for State Supervisors' Study Council
2013 Finalist in the Tennessee Supervisor of the Year

Volunteer and Group Affiliations
Lions Club
Arts Center of Cannon County Board Member