Dr. Melissa Philley
Welcome to Ann Smith Elementary
I am so happy to be a part of the wonderful team of teachers, staff members, students and parents here at Ann Smith Elementary. I can't wait to get to know everyone. It's going to be a great year!
About Dr. Philley
Dr. Melissa Philley has a Ph.D. and Ed.S. in curriculum instruction and has served in the district for the past 10 years, most recently as an at-risk strategist, where she provided ongoing consultation and feedback to staff on a variety of curriculum issues such as the implementation of Common Core Standards. She also served as a dyslexia coordinator for the district, where she worked to provide effective interventions and accommodations for students identified as having characteristics of dyslexia.
Additionally, Dr. Philley has earned several educational certifications including an administration certification, National Board Certification and gifted education certification, among others.
Dr. Philley and her husband Benjamin have two daughters, Libby Lane and Layla, as well as two dachshunds, Pea Pie and Pinkey Pie. She and her family love Ole Miss and "Groving" with their friends. They are proud members of Broadmoor Baptist Church.