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 24 years. We have a daughter, Lorren, and she is a junior at UAB persuing a nursing degree. We also have a son, Preston, and he is 13 years old. He attends Saraland Middle School. I am a resident of Saraland and have been in this area all of my life.
I taught a 3rd grade interim at John Will Elementary School at the end of the year in 2002.
At Saraland Elementary School, I have taught 1st grade in 2002-2003, 2nd grade in 2003-2004, 4th grade 2004-2018, 5th grade 2018-2019, and back to 4th for the 2019-present.
This is my 21st year teaching.