Melissa is currently a Literacy Coach at Port Salerno Elementary. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education K-6 and a Master’s Degree in Reading Education K-12. She is also ESOL and Clinical Educator certified. Melissa was a classroom teacher for 11 years, having taught grades 2-5. She has been a Literacy Coach at PSE for the past five years where she serves on the SAC committee, is co-chair of the school’s SIP ELA committee, and participates in the school’s Leadership/MTSS team as well.
Melissa has participated in several trainings and conferences including: Kagan Structures, Lucy Calkins Writing, Reciprocal Teaching, Model Schools, and Marzano.