Welcome to the 2020-21 school year. My Name is Melissa Stein. I have been teaching in the Anoka-Hennepin district for 31 years. I have taught grades 1, 2, 3 and 5. This is my 14th year teaching at Oxbow. I earned my Master's Degree in Teacher Leadership from the UofM and enjoy ongoing learning experiences. I feel so blessed to be teaching my favorite grade level, favorite subjects, with amazing colleagues at the best school ever.
My husband Mark and I have lived in Brooklyn Park for over 30 years. We have 3 boys and a yellow lab (Macy). Our two oldest sons, Tyler(Laura) and Tony(Rachel) are married and are both working as engineers. Our youngest, Tanner, is a sophomore at Upper Iowa University majoring in software engineering and playing baseball for the Peacocks. Our family is growing....we have our first grandson to spoil and we are absolutely loving it. His name is Carter and he is 9 months old (Tyler & LAura's). Our family enjoys sports, the outdoors and spending time at the lake in Hackensack, MN where we recently purchased a lake home.
I am looking forward to getting to know you and your child this year. It is my goal to prepare him/her for middle school and make this distance learning experience as enjoyable as possible. Please feel confident knowing that your child is very important to me and we will get thorugh this successfully...together. Please always feel free to contact me with questions or concerns.