Degrees and Certifications:

A.A., Information Management, Community College of the Air Force B.S., Business Management, University of Phoenix M.Ed, Elementary Education, Wayland Baptist University

Mrs. Melinda Goken

Hello third graders and parents!  My name is Melinda Goken and I am excited to be your child’s third grade teacher. I am truly looking forward to a great year and am excited about working with all of you! 

I grew up in Spokane, Washington, and served 24 years in the Air Force after graduating from high school.  I am married to Tim Goken, and we have four grown children and two dogs.  I enjoy hiking, camping, boating, and yoga.   

I attended college at University of Phoenix where I received my Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  I earned my Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Wayland Baptist University.   This is my tenth year as an educator and my sixth year teaching for Cartersville City Schools. I have taught 1st grade, 3rd grade, and 5th grade.  I am looking forward to another amazing year here at CES! Go Canes! 

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