Melissa is excited to embark on an exciting adventure in the Kindergarten class. She has worked at the Dora Reed Child Care Center and has her Early Childhood Credential. She also graduated with a degree in Parks and Recreation Management, specializing in Outdoor Leadership. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with her family, snuggling with her four cats, and teaching her kids ages 5 and 4 about nature. She also loves hiking, cookouts, campfires, Netflix, and fostering Kittens for Catman2.