Melissa graduated from Brock University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Child and Youth Studies, and then went on to complete her degree in teaching. Striving to expand her teachable area, Melissa has recently completed her certificate qualifying her to teach all subjects K-10, with a specialty in Mathematics and Special Education. Most recently she has taught in a grade 3 as well as a grade 7 class. Melissa has also had the opportunity to teach grades 2 to 6 at a school specifically for students with behavioural and mental health problems. Melissa has experience tutoring across various age groups and subjects, and understands the importance of incorporating personal interests. Melissa strongly feels that every student is different and it is her goal to find the strategy that works best for each learner! The most important thing is for the learner to identify their skills and use those to motivate them and recognize their success!