Mrs. Melissa Benson


*Fall 2020-Little Flower Elementary School TeacherGrades 1 & 286837938f075

*Fall 2019-Spring 2020: Fessenden-Bowdon School District-Pre-K Teacher/Data & Testing Coordinator/Strategist & Intervention Coordinator

*Fall 2016-Spring 2020: Fessenden-Bowdon School District-5/6 Language Arts/Data & Testing Coordinator

*Fall 2011-Spring 2016: Maddock School District-Grades 1-6 Enrichment/7 & 8 Reading Teacher and 7 Math/Data Coordinator and Strategist

*Fall 1999-Spring 2011: Minnewaukan Public School-Various elementary teacher positions in grades 2-6



*1984 Williston High School Graduate

*1984-1986-UND-Williston-Associate of Arts


*1992-1994-UND-Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education


HOMETOWN: Williston, ND-I currently reside in Maddock, ND.

FAMILY: Randy, Husband-farmer and rancher in Maddock                                                                                                      Anthony(Son) & Kara-Asher(9), Oakley(7), Jonah(3), Lily(1)Rugby, ND                                                          Trey(Son) & Sharisa-Luke (1)-Maddock, ND

HOBBIES: My favorite hobbies include Reading, Writing, Caring for God’s creatures and rescuing them when possible; Family and my faith in God & the Catholic Church are central to my life; Songwriting is a passion, and some of my work can be seen and heard here: