My goal is to make teacher’s lives easier and help your students fall in love with social studies. Learning about history can be an amazing catalyst for changing our society.

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My name is Melissa, I’m a 15-year veteran Social Studies teacher from Wooster, Ohio. I have taught Government & Economics, Sociology, U.S. history, and AP Government and Politics in NY and PA.  I grew up in Boonton, New Jersey, and earned a Bachelors Degree in Social Studies Education at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. I have my Master’s Degree in Inclusive special education. 

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