Bachelor of Arts, Spanish & Hispanic Studies/Media & Society, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2007
Melissa has been teaching for over 7 years in English Language Arts (K-12), Writing, Early Literacy Skills, Social Studies, Spanish, and Math (K-8). She prepares students for all sections of the ISEE and SSAT tests. She is experienced in working with ELL students in grades 4-9. She has served as an Inclusion Specialist and worked with children with a wide range of Special Needs (including Autism Spectrum and ADD), learning challenges, and behavioral issues. Additionally, she holds a Certificate in Illustration from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts; she loves animals and her favorite activities are reading, writing, drawing and painting.