Melissa has more than six years of experience in the classroom. One of her first teaching experiences was student teaching in the Kindergarten classroom here at TCS. She also served as a substitute teacher at TCS. Melissa previously taught at the Belle Center, now part of St. Louis Arc, as a special educator in an inclusive environment of 3-5 year olds. She enjoys listening to children and encouraging their discovery by creating an environment focused on play and hands-on exploration. Melissa is a parent to three daughters.
Position: Newport (4/5 Preschool) Teacher