Melissa Schaefers began teaching with St. Barnabas in 2016. Mrs. Schaefers graduated from Athens State University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Educational Technology. After graduation, Mrs. Schaefers was a classroom teacher in both Huntsville City Schools and Jefferson County Schools, teaching 2nd grade and 5th grade respectively. Since beginning her teaching career with St. Barnabas, she has taught 2nd grade, K-4, and kindergarten. Mrs. Schaefers has also had the role of religion teacher for grades K-4 through 3rd grade. Currently, she teaches kindergarten, and is the religion teacher for kindergarten and 3rd grade. In her spare time, Mrs. Schaefers enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, Paul, and her son Noah. She is currently expecting her second son, and is due in June of 2020.