Texas Tech University

Melanie Schmitt

Melanie SchmittMelanie Schmitt is an Assistant Professor of Practice for the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program. She also is involved in work for The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences. Prior to coming to Texas Tech, she worked for 16 years as a secondary Family and Consumer Sciences program instructor, Pre-Educator program instructor, and FCCLA adviser in the Hackett Public School district in Arkansas. She received a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Harding University, a Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences from the University of Central Arkansas, and is currently finishing the Family and Consumer Sciences Education PhD program through Texas Tech.Melanie is married to Brad has two boys, Baron and Luke. When not teaching, Melanie enjoys spending time with her family as well as discovering what all Lubbock has to offer!

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