Meet the 2015-16 Milken Educator Award WinnersPhoto 10 of 37
Melody Coryell (IN '15) │ English teacher and IB coordinator, Shortridge High School │Indianapolis, IN
Date of Award: November 23, 2015
Melody Coryell has been committed to the International Baccalaureate program for more than a decade. As IB coordinator at Lawrence North High School in Lawrence Township, where she taught prior to arriving at Shortridge in 2014, Coryell launched recruitment programs that more than doubled enrollment in Lawrence North's IB program. She is vice president of the Hoosier Association of IB World Schools and presents at conferences, conducts workshops and helps universities determine college credit for IB courses.In addition to facilitating Shortridge High School's IB program, Coryell leads weekly professional development sessions for all faculty as the school's mentorship coordinator, and coaches students in speech and debate.
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