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Cottongame Named Director of Student Accounting and Compliance

NEVADA, Texas - On Monday, May 2, 2022, Community ISD's Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring of Melanie Cottongame as the Director of Student Accounting and Compliance for Brave Nation, effective July 1, 2022.

Mrs. Cottongame is an 11-year education veteran with experience as a principal, assistant principal, elementary bilingual teacher, and bilingual education coordinator. She has spent the past three years in Brave Nation, including serving as the principal of McClendon Elementary for the 2021-22 school year. Mrs. Cottongame will remain in the role of McClendon Principal until June 30, 2022.

Mrs. Cottongame holds a Bachelors in EC-4 Bilingual Education from Texas A&M-Commerce, a Masters in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin, and teaching and Principal certifications. She is married to Brian Cottongame, and the couple has two children, Rylie (7th) and Levi (5th), who attend Community ISD.

 

NEVADA, Texas - El lunes 2 de mayo de 2022, la Junta Directiva de Community ISD aprobó por unanimidad la contratación de Melanie Cottongame como Directora de Contabilidad y Cumplimiento Estudiantil de Brave Nation, a partir del 1 de julio de 2022.

La Sra. Cottongame es una veterana de educación de 11 años con experiencia como directora, subdirectora, maestra bilingüe de primaria y coordinadora de educación bilingüe. Ha pasado los últimos tres años en Brave Nation, incluso como directora de la escuela primaria McClendon para el año escolar 2021-22. La Sra. Cottongame permanecerá en el cargo de directora de McClendon hasta el 30 de junio de 2022.

La Sra. Cottongame tiene una Licenciatura en Educación Bilingüe EC-4 de Texas A&M-Commerce, una Maestría en Liderazgo Educativo de Stephen F. Austin y certificaciones de enseñanza y directora. Está casada con Brian Cottongame y la pareja tiene dos hijos, Rylie (7º) y Levi (5º), que asisten a Community ISD.