Safe. Strong. Together.

College begins in kindergarten

KIPP VOICE Academy is part of the free public school system and enrollment is open to all students. We prepare students with the knowledge, skills, habits, and character for success in college and life. Integral to the school’s program are its core values, represented by the word VOICE – Vision, Optimism, Imagination, Community, and Empowerment. 



Melissa Lane

School Leader

  • B.S. in Early Childhood Education and Special Education, University of North Georgia
  • M.Ed. of Reading Education, Georgia Southern University
  • Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Reading Education, Georgia Southern University

Melissa Lane started her career teaching third grade and remained in the classroom for seven years. While in the classroom, she was selected as the Savannah-Chatham School System’s Teacher of the Year in 2012, which was followed by being in the Georgia Teacher of the Year Top 10. Melissa left the classroom to pursue an opportunity to become District Literacy Coach with Savannah-Chatham Public Schools in which she served seven of the highest needs schools. She and her husband recently welcomed the cutest baby boy in the world to their family. They are loving every moment of seeing their son grow and develop.