Melissa Cole has a 25 year background in education through public school, private school, and home schooling experiences. She earned her teaching degree from Missouri Southern State University. Her experiences include teaching at elementary, middle school, and high school levels in both regular and special education. She is currently serving as the REACH instructor for Middle School and High School students. She and her husband joined the Hartfield family this year. Joe Cole is serving as Hartfield’s Athletic Director. They have been married for 30 years and have three grown children. The Coles attend Pinelake Church.
“I have a passion for helping students academically as they embrace the learning styles in which they have been gifted. I hope that, as an instructor at Hartfield Academy, I would point my students to a personal relationship with the Lord as a means for success in all aspects of their lives.”