Melissa is passionate about educating the whole student. Her student-centered approach to education empowers her students to develop skills in critical thinking, creativity, teamwork, planning & time management, discourse, presenting information, self-advocacy, and confidence. Melissa holds an MEd in Educational Leadership, has over ten years of experience teaching high school science, and has developed student-centered high school and middle school curriculums. She cultivates her students’ love of science and learning by encouraging them to draw connections, develop a deeper understanding of content, and foster ownership in their learning.
Melissa’s area of expertise is students who are twice-exceptional.