Degrees and Certifications:
EC-4 Generalist EC-12 Special Education
My name is Melissa Bates and I am a Kindergarten teacher at CJ Harris Elementary. I graduated from Texas A&M University and this is my 8th year teaching. I have two children, a 3 year old daughter, and a 1 year old son. Thank you for entrusting me with your most precious gift. I look forward to working with you and your child this year!
The best time to contact me is between 12:50-1:30 pm and I prefer to be contacted by email.
We, the staff of CJ Harris, seek to create a safe environment that encourages the development of happy, respectful and responsible life-long learners.
We will educate students who are. . .
- Strong minded (able to persevere)
- Tenacious lifelong learners
- Adventurous problem solvers
- Respectful and effective communicators
- Shining examples of character traits