Phone: 352-671-6210


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Chemistry, MBA, Certified on Biotechnology Certified on Biology and Chemistry

Mrs. Carmen M. Melendez-Beltran

Parents and Students,

I hope all of you are doing well. I wanted to inform you the distance learning platform that we will be using. District wide we will be using Microsoft Teams. We will assist our students to familirize them while in person instruction with the platform. For distance learning, we will walk them through while we are in a call. In addition, the District has made a quick guide. I'm including the link, so you can have an idea on how to access Teams:

Marion County Guide to Access Teams

Also, the Distric had created a tutorial using YouTube. Please, use the following link to watch the tutorial:

YouTube Tutorial to Access Microsoft Teams

Announcements for online lessons will be posted under the General Channel in Teams. We will also use Remind app to communicate. All assignments, lessons, and supplementary materials will be found accessing Microsoft Teams. Your student will have access through their student account. I also wanted to share with all of you the Remind links so you'll be able to reach me through text messages, if you need me. Office hours will be announced shortly. In the meantime email me with your questions at

Click on the links below to receive access to the Remind app. 

Remind link for Pre-AICE Physical Science

Remind link for AICE Chemistry

Remind link for Thinking Skills

Remain safe, these are unprecedented times but rest assured that I'll be here to help your student to be successful.

Note: Marion County Public Schools may record online classroom sessions utilizing third-party platforms (Zoom, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams etc.).  These recordings will only be used for educational purposes and may be shared on other learning platforms.  If you do not want your child’s image or identifying information recorded, utilize your device/platform controls to stop the camera feed from your device.