Faculty & Staff Details

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Melody Montano

STE Program Director
(303) 404-5646
Westminster Campus
Office Location
Allied Health

Melody Montano is highly skilled in Surgical Technology and Sterile Processing Management and Education. She has 10+ years’ experience in the development of surgical technology programs, management and training of surgical technology students along with placement and guidance while on externship. Melody was recently responsible for the Management of the Sterile Processing department workflow for two level one trauma centers in Denver, CO and Valhalla, NY, this included the Main OR, Day Surgery Center, L&D and 38 outside clinics.
Teaching Philosophy
My teaching philosophy is everyone wants to learn, what I like to find out is how I can help them to be the best they can be. The programs I teach are very hands on, these skills along with the book knowledge are what makes you successful. I try to teach my students to gain confidence in their abilities and realize that we all had to start from the beginning. Learning is all about seeing yourself being successful in the end.
Teaching Experience

May 2015-June 2016         Clinical Director at Concorde Career College

June 2011-November 2013 Surgical Technology Program Manager at Brown Mackie Colles, Phoenix, AZ

June 2007-June 2011         Corporate Surgical Technology Program Manager at Anthem Education Group, Phoenix,

October 2002-June 2007     Surgical Technology Program Manager/Instructor at Cambridge College, Aurora, CO

Western Governors University, MBA, 2008-2012
Anthem College, Phoenix, AZ, Bachelors of Science in Business, 2004-2007
High Tech Institute, Phoenix, AZ, AAS, Surgical Technology, 2004
Concorde Career Institute, Denver, Colorado, Surgical Technologist Program, 1999
Courses Taught
  • Surgical Technology Didactic Courses
  • Surgical Technology Lab Courses
  • Surgical Technology Clinical Courses
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology