Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Melanie Petru
I was born and raised in Gonzales County. I attended GISD schools from first through twelfth grades, graduating in 1978. I attended The University of Texas in Austin and received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin with a concentration in Math in 1981. I received my teaching certification for Pre-K through 6th grade through the Region III Alternative program in 2015.
I taught Latin, Math, and English in grades 9-11, and all subjects Pre-K – 3rd grade. I have been at North Avenue since 2015 teaching 5th grade.