Melanie is the Site Coordinator at Centennial Elementary in Mount Vernon. She graduated from Eastern Washington University where she studied International Affairs, Development, and Globalization. Melanie has been providing supports at Centennial since 2018. Before coming to Communities in schools she served as an Americorps Elementary reading tutor. Melanie loves being a part of the network of supports empowering students to learn, pursue passions, and grow into their best selves. This year she launched a “Free Little Library” at her site, providing free books to kids at her school.

When she’s not working Melanie enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her partner and their two pitbull terriers, swimming and spending time with family.