Born in southern France, to a family of second-generation Spanish immigrants, Melissa had a bilingual childhood. She earns a Master’s degree in Education and teaching. Specialized in preschool, elementary school and language teaching, she passed the National Recruitment Test for Primary School teachers in France. Melissa arrived in Boston in September 2015 with her husband. Since then, she has been teaching French to children in different schools in the greater Boston area. Besides, she lived in northern Italy for a year where she was teaching English and French to children and adults. During her spare time, she is part of two dance teams and enjoys social dancing. She is also an accomplished naturalist, passionate about nature.