Melanie Mello

Educational Consultant & Specialist for German

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis, Podcast

Melanie Mello has been teaching English and German as a Foreign Language in the United States and abroad since 2008. In 2019, Melanie was one of the five finalists for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages’ Teacher of the Year Award, after being chosen as the Teacher of the Year by both the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching and the Arizona Language Association. In her roles as GAPP/GAVE and SPARK coordinator, German Educational Multiplier and coach in the Goethe-Institut’s Coaching Program, and Past-President of the Arizona Chapter of AATG and the Arizona Language Association, she promotes and supports the teaching and learning of world languages and their cultures, customs, and traditions.

Recent Content


Glendale & Memmingen

Reflections on Social Divisions & Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States In September 2022 and March 2023, the third cohort of the AGI Social Divisions and Questions …

Episode 71: Economic Boom, Income Disparity, and Climate Change in Glendale, AZ

On this episode of The Zeitgeist, AGI President Jeff Rathke talks with participants in the AGI project on social divisions in Germany and the United States, which recently visited Glendale, …