Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Melinda 'Mindy" Dechant

Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS

Master’s Degree in Special Education from University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO

33rd year of teaching

Teach in the Specialized Classroom Medical Fragile/Functional at LHS

Have taught one year of General Education and the rest in Special Education

Favorite quote-“I’m not like all the otters”

Married to Richard for 25 years and have 2 children Cody 21 and Sophie 18

Cody attends Washburn University and Sophie attends Loyola University Chicago