Our mission is to educate children and instill in our students a love of learning and the abilities to think critically, live ethically, and appreciate the value of each individual.

Melinda Kaufman

Lower School Assistant Director

At McGillis since 2016


B.A., University of California Irvine, Sociology
M.B.A., University of Texas, Austin

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Originally from Southern California, Melinda worked in corporate human resources in Silicon Valley for eight years before deciding to change careers, move to the mountains, and become an educator. She enjoys hiking, playing the piano, skiing, and crafting. Melinda loves pandas, Disneyland, miniature things, and anything purple. 

Melinda reads to escape to magical worlds, and she particularly enjoys young adult books and picture books. She thinks she would like to someday write children's books.