Melissa is a Bachelor of Education student currently completing her degree
at the University of Ottawa. She graduated from McMaster University with
an Honours Bachelor Degree of Science (Kinesiology) and a minor in Geography.
Melissa is qualified to teach Science and Geography at the Intermediate/Senior
level. Melissa also enjoys teaching mathematics at all grade levels. Melissa
has worked with ESL students and has lots of experience with 'at-risk'
students. Melissa has tutored and peer-mentored students since high school
and has also coached extra-curricular sports including soccer and cross-country
at the secondary level. She has coached soccer at various levels for the
past four years and thoroughly enjoys working with children of all ages.
Melissa has also been heavily involved with children with special needs
throughout her four years at McMaster. She has also played competitive
soccer since she was nine and understands the importance of physical activity
and a healthy well-balanced lifestyle. She enjoys the fact that information
is infinite and everyday you can learn something new.