Phone: 251-679-5739


Degrees and Certifications:

I received my diploma from Satsuma High School. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and my Master's Degree in Educational Media from the University of South Alabama.

Mrs. Melanie Granade

Welcome!  My name is Melanie Granade, and I am a fourth grade teacher at Saraland. I am married to Jody, and we have been married for 23 years. We have a daughter, Lorren, and she has started her second year at UAB. We also have a son, Preston, and he is 12 years old. He attends Saraland Middle School. I am a resident of Saraland and have been in this area all of my life. I enjoy reading, shopping, and I also enjoy spending time with my family.



I taught 3rd grade at John Will Elementary School at the end of the year and at the beginning of the year in 2002.

At Saraland Elementary School, I have taught 1st grade in 2002-2003 2nd grade in 2003-20044th grade 2004-2018, 5th grade 2018-2019, and back to 4th for the 2019-present.

This is my 20th year teaching.