Phone: 510.787.1088 ext. 1240


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts, English Major, University of California at Berkeley Teaching Credential, Bay Area Writing Project, University of California at Berkeley Additional training and workshops: Bay Area Writing Project, Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition Instruction, Cross-cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD) certification, Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC) coordinator and visiting team member training, Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) training.

Ms. Melissa Healy


Born in Dallas, Texas, grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma until moving to California in the summer of 1965. Was raised in Clayton, California when it was primarily walnut groves and cattle or horse ranches. Graduated from Clayton Valley High School from the newly-opened Concord Pavilion. Married with one daughter and one granddaughter. My favorite activities are reading; walking the dog; gardening; hanging out with friends (both on-line and face-to-face); visiting Disneyland; and attending plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.


Work Experience

*Mathematics teacher (Pre-Algebra through Pre-Calculus, Student Publications Adviser - Field Moore Academy, San Mateo, CA (2 years - school closed)

*English teacher (3 & 4), Student Newspaper & Yearbook Adviser, Senior Experience Exchange Coordinator - College Park High School, Pleasant Hill, CA (20 years)

*English teacher (1, 2 & 3) - Acalanes High School, Lafayette, CA (2 years)

*English teacher (1A, 2, 4, AP Literature & Composition, Journalism, and Publications II) - John Swett High School, Crockett, CA (Fall 2007 to present)

*WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) Accreditation Coordinator - John Swett High School, Crockett, CA (Fall 2010 to present)

*WASC Accrediation visiting team member (2010 - 2020), visiting team chairperson (2019 to present)

*Department Chair, English and World Languages - John Swett High School, Crockett, CA (Fall 2012 to present)