Melinda Zeliff

Alonso High School
Tampa, FL

Melinda Zeliff is a high school German teacher in Tampa, Florida. Alonso High School just became an International Baccalaureate World School and will offer German as one of its two SL languages. Mrs. Zeliff also teaches online courses as an Adjunct Professor at the University of South Florida. Her passion is getting students excited about learning German. It's a new, intimidating subject, and helping them trust themselves to experiment with language is worth all the work in the world!

NSHSS will award two (2) $1,000 grants to teachers in International Baccalaureate programs. Funds may be used for supplies, materials, field trips, or other resources to enhance the delivery of International Baccalaureate courses. NSHSS educators are eligible to receive one NSHSS grant per academic year.