Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Degree in Kinesilogy/Health Studies Minor in Adapted Physical Education Certified to teach K-12
Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! My name is Melanie Barattini but the kids call me "Coach B". I am thrilled to be able to share this school year with you and your child. I am a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a B.S. Degree in Kinesilogy/Health Studies and a minor in Adapted Physical Education. I am certified to teach K-12th Grade. This will be my fourth year teaching. My first two years I taught regular Physical Education in Hammond, La. This will be my second year doing Adapted Physical Education which is my dream job! I will be the A.P.E teacher at eight North End schools. My base school will be Roseland Montessori. I am also the girls Basketball & Track & Field coach at Sumner Middle school. I am so excited to make a difference in your childs life.
My objective: Dedicated to instilling in children the importance of lifelong learning, health, and physical education. Coach competitive and noncompetitive activities with main focus on sportsmanship, knowledge of activitiy, endurance, and flexibility. Serve as a role model by living a healthy and physical active lifestyle. I want to make a lifelong impact on these students lives. My lessons will be enjoyable, fair, and benefical. I will participate in my class and make it fun and safe for the kids. I will be patient with your child. It is all about the students and I am very passionate about my job.
I believe communication is key. Feel free to contact me at any time need above and I will respond as soon as I can. You may also send a note with your child, or call the school to schedule an appointment with me if you have any questions or concerns. I am grateful for this opportunity to work with your child.
Parents please find out what day your child has PE and make sure your child wears tennis shoes, shorts, or pants. If they have to wear a dress or skirt just make sure they have shorts underneath and are dress appropriately for physical activity please.
Conferences available by appointment.
Thanks in advance,