As a member of the Authorizer Engagement and Advancement team, Melissa designs professional development and network-building opportunities for charter school authorizers, with a focus on promoting and strengthening best practices in the field.
She comes to NACSA from Douglas County Libraries, where she worked in staff training and development. Her experience also includes over 7 years in higher education, partnering with faculty to enhance student learning through course design and the integration of academic technologies.
She has a master’s degree in Information and Learning Technologies from the University of Colorado, as well as an MLIS from the University of Denver. Her bachelor’s degree is from Rutgers University.
Melissa lives with her husband and children in Colorado, which isn’t bad for a place with no beaches.