Mellor, Richard

SS 6 & Math Lab

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Classroom number: 303

Background: Mr. Mellor was born and raised in the Salt Lake Valley, attended Canyons District schools growing up, and graduated from Hillcrest High School in 2000.  After high school, he served an LDS mission to the wonderful region of Bangkok, Thailand.  After returning home, he began studying at the University of Utah.  His wife is also a teacher at nearby Sunrise Elementary.

Education: Mr. Mellor began his collegiate studies at the University of Utah after returning home from Thailand.  He earned a Bachelor's degree in Linguistics with minors in Human Development and Middle East Studies.  He continued his post graduate education at Utah and completed his Master's degree in Teaching.  Mr. Mellor also has his ESL endorsement.

Experience: Mr. Mellor has taught for over a decade.  He began his career at nearby East Midvale Elementary school where he taught 6th grade for four years.  He left East Midvale to accept a position teaching for the government of Qatar.  He returned back home to Utah and to Canyons School District.

Hobbies and Special Interests:  In his spare time, Mr. Mellor enjoys: reading, hiking, camping & backpacking, playing the guitar, cooking, painting, playing board games- especially RISK or Ticket to Ride, playing tennis, pickle ball, basketball, football, golf, baseball, and any other sport, watching movies, going to baseball and football games, attending plays and concerts, and watching ESPN.  Mr. Mellor also enjoys traveling, especially to other countries. He has currently traveled to 18 different countries, including Canada, much of Europe, Egypt, Israel, India, China, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and many other nations in the Middle East.