Dr. Melvin Middleton
Instructor-EPI Program & Behavioral & Social Sciences
Melvin grew up in Charleston, South Carolina, the youngest of three siblings. A lifelong learner, he is a proud graduate of Florida A&M University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. He also earned a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University at the satellite campus here in Orlando and a Doctorate in Education with a major in Educational Leadership from Florida State University. Melvin holds professional certification in Elementary Education and Educational Leadership in the state Florida as well as the state of South Carolina.
With over two decades of experience in education, Melvin has split his time between K-12 and higher education. He has worked as a classroom teacher (Washington Shores Elem. Rosemont Elem. & Piedmont Lakes Middle), and administrative dean (Wolf Lake Middle & Lake View Middle) in Orange County Public Schools (FL) and as an assistant principal, and principal ( Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School) in Charleston County School District (SC). Melvin previously worked as the TRIO/Talent Search Director at Florida A&M University and as the Assistant Director and Interim Director of the William D. Law Jr. Learning Commons at Tallahassee Community College. He has taught various undergraduate education courses at Florida State University (FSU) the New Student Experience course at Tallahassee Community College and Florida A&M University. In addition to teaching part-time with the EPI Program he serves as Director of Dual Enrollment at Valencia.
When time allows Melvin loves to travel with a preference for the blazing sun, crystal clear waters, and white sand of the Caribbean.
Dr. Middleton can meet at the request of the student.