My name is Melissa Bachman, and I'm the Academic Coach, providing support to our school community for the purpose of increasing student growth and achievement. I provide support to school staff for instructional planning, professional learning, data analysis, identifying and suggesting resources, and coordinating Title 1 purchases and events. I love working at Evansdale and am very proud of our students and learning community.
My name is Kelli Balloon, and I am the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Specialist (MTSS) for Evansdale. I facilitate the employment of early intervention strategies to support identified at-risk, general education students. I develop, document, and maintain ongoing academic and behavioral intervention plans. I partner with teachers and parents to ensure that all students' plans are implemented with fidelity. I am so happy to have the opportunity to serve Evansdale students.
My name is Naomi Pettway, and I am the reading specialist at Evansdale. I facilitate professional learning opportunities and help teachers analyze data to enhance their literacy instruction. I also provide small group instruction for at-promise readers. It is my goal to cultivate students’ love for reading and learning.