Our Team



Melissa Hein joins the ALN Team from Texas where she has served as an educator in several districts.  Ms. Hein has been an Elementary School Assistant Principal, a Campus Instruction Facilitator and a Counselor/504 Coordinator, as well as a Middle School Teacher.  She has extensive experience in on-line instruction platforms, notably in her most recent position with the STRIDE school organization.

Since relocating to Arkansas, Ms. Hein has completed Arkansas Certifications as a School Principal and a Counselor.  In Texas, she earned a Master of Education in School Counseling from Angelo State University and a Master of Educational Administration from Lamar University.  Melissa also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Development from Amberton University in Garland, Texas.

Melissa is a strong advocate for student success.  She believes that digital learning platforms offer young adults an individualized opportunity to graduate with a High School Diploma while working and having time for their families.