Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Melissa Dutcher Dittrich


I was born and raised in Onslow County. 

I am married with three children. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and going to the beach. This is my 15th year at Parkwood Elementary and I look forward to this school year!



Elementary school- Clyde Erwin Elementary

Middle School- Northwoods Park Middle and New Bridge Magnet School

High School- Jacksonville High 

Undergraduate- East Carolina University - Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education (Magna Cum Laude)

Graduate School- University of North Carolina Wilmington - Language and Literacy


AIG Certified from East Carolina University



Interim 3rd grade teacher at Queens Creek Elementary 2009

5th grade teacher at Parkwood Elementary 2009-2010

3rd grade teacher at Parkwood Elementary 2010-2016

2nd grade teacher at Parkwood Elementary 2016- Present