Phone: (256) 430-2751


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Melissa Thacker

Hi, my name is Missy Thacker and I teach Transitional K-1. I am an Athens State University graduate and hold dual certification in general and special education. I have taught grades kindergarten thru 6th grade in the transitional department at Columbia. I am a passionate educator and leader and I am so excited about guiding our future leaders.

I am a mother of 3, guardian of one more and a grandmother of 2. I like to camp, kyack, hike, swim, bike, cook, karoke, and spend time with my friends and loved ones. I have 2 dogs, Rascal and Darla.