7th & 8th Grade Math Teacher
Melissa has been a math teacher for 12 years. She also spent the last 6 years as a STEM Lego Robotics teacher. She loves to break down math concepts into understandable chunks and encourages students to see why the math works. She's excited to be a part of the Namaste team and hopes to be involved in all of the activities that make Namaste special.
What is a mantra you strive to live by?
Be somebody that makes everybody feel like a somebody.
I feel my very best when...
I'm crafting something useful, like a blanket for a loved one or a cushion for my classroom.
Do you have any secret skills or hidden talents that most people don't know about?
My secret skills are that I can throw and catch a Frisbee behind my back and I can play the song "Heart and Soul" on the piano with my arms crossed behind my back.
What has been your greatest adventure?
My greatest adventure was backpacking around Europe with 2 of my friends after I graduated college. We went for a month and I got to see so many amazing sites.
My favorite thing about working at Namaste Charter School is...
Interacting with my great co-workers and awesome students.