Melissa R Mann
Danville Community College
Melissa Mann, Dean of Career and Technical Education at Danville Community College, is a lifelong, passionate educator who has worked at day cares, preschools, K-12 (both public and private), community colleges, and universities. Mrs. Mann is a product of the Virginia Community College System, having received an early childhood education certificate while in the 11th grade, an AAS degree in administrative support technology, and an AA&S degree in general studies. Upon completion of these programs, she transferred to Old Dominion University and earned a BS in occupational and technical education with an emphasis in IT. She then went on to complete her graduate studies earning a MA in business management and leadership from Liberty University. Dean Mann sits on the executive board of many organizations and multiple committees including: North Carolina American Council on Education Women’s Network, Caswell Council for the Arts, North Carolina Campus Compact Advisory Council, Carolina Cyber Network, Diversity & Global Awareness Committee, FFA – Caswell Chapter, and North Carolina Organization for Student Success. Working with students has always been her passion, and her philosophy is positive relationships must exist in order for learning to occur.
Dean Mann is a native of Southside Virginia and resides there with her husband, Rick, who is the Director of Living Benefits for Invida Financial Network. Together, they have five children, two grandchildren, and four dogs. When they are not spending time with their family, they are out volunteering in the community, dabbling in their musical talents, or relaxing by the lake. They enjoy traveling and are always on the hunt for their next adventure!