Melissa Whitcher

Teacher Education

Mrs. Whitcher is an Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Department at Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, IA.  Her main focus is the Elementary Language Arts courses as well as the Language Arts and Reading Endorsements. Mrs. Whither is the Teacher Education Department’s Clinical Experience Director and Instructional Materials Center Coordinator.  She earned a B.A. in Elementary Education at FBBC and M.ED in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University. Mrs. Whitcher has experience as an elementary teacher, curriculum writer, and content lead specialist. She has been teaching at FBBC since 2021. Mrs. Whitcher loves to read, put together puzzles, walk with her husband, and spend time at the beach.


  • Pastor’s Wife, Carpenteria Valley Baptist Church, Carpenteria, California
  • Homeschool Supervisor, Ankeny/Des Moines Area
  • Baptist Church Planters Missionary to Hispanics in the USA
  • Teacher, Blackburn Elementary, Forney, Texas
  • Bilingual, Gifted and Talented, and Dual Language Teacher, Forney ISD, Forney, Texas
  • Teacher, Criswell Elementary, Forney, Texas
  • Content Lead Specialist, Curriculum Writer, and Reading and Math Vertical Alignment Chair, Forney ISD, Forney, Texas


  • B.A. , Faith Baptist Bible College
  • M.Ed., Texas A&M University

Present Ministry

Assistant Professor, Faith Baptist Bible College
Title IX Investigator, Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary