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Melody Gibson

Nashville Civic Design Center
Education Director
Melody Gibson is the Education Director at the Nashville Civic Design Center where she is developing and leading the Design Your Neighborhood education initiative that engages the next generation in how the world is built around them. Melody came to NCDC in 2015 with a background in both architecture and teaching, and a passion for providing enriching educational experiences for youth centered around design. She has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee and a Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado - Denver. Prior to working at NCDC, Melody taught in urban schools for seven years. As the Education Director at NCDC, Melody wrote NCDC’s Design Your Neighborhood curriculum that is being taught in Nashville schools and utilized as a youth community engagement tool for NCDC projects.