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Melonie Vest

Special Education Teacher

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Contact Info:

Work Phone:

(620) 365-4785

About Me

Educational History:

Coffeyville Community College

  • Associated of Arts in Agriculture 

Kansas State University

  • Agribusiness
  • Animal Science

Pittsburg State University 

  • Individual and Family Management, Bachelors of Science
    • Minor in Sociology 
  • Family and Consumer Education Education, Teaching credentials
  • Career and Technical Education, Masters of Science

University of Kansas

  • Special Education, Masters of Education

Arkansas State University 

  • Reading Specialist, Masters of Education 


Current Position:

I have been in the Iola District since 2016. Most of time in the district I have been at the middle school. I spent a year at the high school. I teaching Special Education at both schools. 


I am currently teaching the follow classes:

  • Math
  • English Language Arts
  • Study Skills
  • 7th Grade Science (co-teaching with Emily Crabtree)
  • Resource Nutrition and Wellness / Culinary Arts (at the high school)

Previous Position:

I have taught Family and Science Consumer Education at the following schools:

  • Ulysses High School
  • Central Heights High School
  • Independence High School 

Personal Information:


  • Reading
  • Baking / Cooking
  • Crocheting
  • Cross stitching 
  • Sewing
  • Working in the yard (flowers and plants)
  • Time with family

Melonie Vest

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Contact Melonie Vest

School Phone:
(620) 365-4785