served as an OEF trustee from 2015-2018. Melissa is a beloved Pre-Primary/Kindergarten teacher at Okemos Public Montessori at Central. She has an educational background blending a Montessori certification, general education certification, special education endorsement in learning disabilities, and a MA in educational technology as well. The culmination of Melissa’s educational experiences and a passion for working with all levels of students is highly motivating for her. Melissa is a resident of the Okemos community with children attending Kinawa and Okemos High School.