Melissa Tracy has the chance to win $1 million as she has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2023 Global Teacher Prize.

Odyssey teacher is lone American finalist for $1M global prize

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Melissa Tracy, a social studies teacher at Odyssey Charter School in Wilmington, is one of 10  finalists – and the only U.S. one – for the $1 million 2023 Global Teacher Prize. “I just feel so privileged to even be in the company of the other educators from all around the world,” Tracy said Thursday. Tracy seemed to still be …

Odyssey Charter's Melissa Tracy will be the first teacher in the state to lead the AP African American Studies class.

Odyssey to offer state’s first AP African American history course

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Odyssey Charter will be the first school in Delaware to offer an Advanced Placement African American Studies class.  The class examines the diversity of African American experiences through authentic and varied sources. The interdisciplinary course will draw from a variety of fields like literature, the arts and humanities, political science, geography and science. The class will be taught by Melissa …