Principal Lane

Our principal, Melissa Lane earned both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Central Michigan University.  Fire Up Chips! She has experience working in many different roles within an elementary school.  She taught first, second and third grades for many years before supporting other teachers as an instructional coach.  From instructional coaching she moved into the role of elementary principal.  Mrs. Lane joined the Novi team in January of 2022 as the Deerfield Elementary Principal.

Mrs. Lane lives in Highland with her husband, Michael and three children, Bryce, Savannah and Aubree. They have two cats named Tiger and Frosty and two dogs named Nala and Daisy. Mrs. Lane enjoys spending time at the lake, riding roller coasters and attending sporting events!   She loves reading, cooking and traveling to new places.

Mrs. Lane loves being part of the Deerfield team!  She can be reached by email at

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Principal Lane on the beach with her family
Principal Lane and her family