Melissa has over 25 years working with children in a wide range of environments and settings.
She has had 15 years of experience working in education as a primary school teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Education (P-12). Melissa is well versed in her field and has been specialising in literacy in the early years for the past 10 years.
While working full time she continued with her passion and her quest for continuous improvement in teaching and learning and completed a Master of Literacy (Honours) at the University of Melbourne. She is a trained Reading Recovery teacher and has had a wide range of experience in implementing literacy programs and intervention programs across government and Catholic primary schools.