Principals are the beacons guiding our schools. We salute you. Join us this entire month as we celebrate your indomitable spirit and relentless dedication! We are so happy to have Ms. Alsobrooks guiding our teachers, staff, and students at GAE! We are all better people because of her guidance.
Melissa Alsobrooks brings an extensive educational background to her role as principal of Gerald Adams Elementary. Ms. Alsobrooks began working with MCSD in 2007 as an Exceptional Student Education Job Coach, then moved into a science teaching position at Horace O’Bryant, where she quickly assumed leadership roles as a team leader, MTSS coordinator, and facilitator of the STEM program. She became the Science, Health, and Wellness Coordinator at the district level, where she led professional development, provided instructional leadership, and conducted data analysis for school improvement district-wide. Before serving in her current role, she spent time as the assistant principal of Key West High School. Alsobrooks has a Bachelor of Science in Physiology and a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from Michigan State University. Her Master's in Educational Administration and Leadership is from the University of Texas. Her ability to collaborate with others and belief that building relationships is critical to a positive school culture and student success will help her build on Dolphin Pride.