Preston and Florence Mattison Teacher of the Year
Degrees and Certifications:
Melinda Fraser has been a teacher for 17 years. All of those years have been spent working in the Conway School District. In previous years, Fraser taught 1st grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Education degree in 2005 and a Masters’ Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages in 2019.
Ms. Fraser is passionate about seeing students succeed and will do anything she can to make sure this happens for all of her students. Every day, she strives to help every student to become the best version of themselves. The relationships she forms with her students continue for many years, which is one of her favorite things about being an educator, seeing the lasting effects that teachers can have on students.