Melissa J has been working in the field of Education for almost 16 years. She has experience working with students as young as 4 years old, up through high school. She has taught special education in both self-contained and mainstreamed (regular education) settings. Melissa has taught in rural, urban and suburban settings, providing her with wide variety of experiences. These experiences include not just working with students, but teachers, administrators, parents, other school staff, and outside resources as well (especially those who work in the mental health field). Over the years, she has taught every subject and every grade K-5), and has taught the English, Math, History/Civics, and Physical Science at the secondary level Middle School).