Melissa is originally from Mexico and has been living and working in the valley for over 5 years. She has been working with children for many years in different settings. Some of her experience includes being a counselor in a children's hospital, a preschool teacher in Aspen, and a case manager at Ascendigo Autism Services in Glenwood. Melissa has worked with children of all ages including infants as young as 2 months old. While babysitting she loves to take kids on a walk to the park or make snow angels with them. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside, hiking, snowboarding, and reading. Melissa speaks English and Spanish.