Melissa Hepokoski


Graduate Advisor
Teacher Education
Office: Swenson 2062


Melissa Hepokoski received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin, Superior in 2009. Afterward, Melissa worked as an elementary teacher for over twelve years, meanwhile working on continuing her education and received a Master of Education degree in 2016. In the spring of 2023, Melissa returned to UW-Superior in the role of Graduate Advisor in the Department of Education. Melissa considers herself a life-long learner and feels honored to serve students and help them achieve their educational goals.


  • 2016 – Master of Education – St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • 2010 – Bachelor of Science in Education – University of Wisconsin, Superior
  • 1995 – Bachelor of Arts in International Studies – University of Minnesota, Duluth