Meet the Team
Literacy@Work has a team of educational experts with a broad range of specialties. All have been formally trained in adult learning theory, presentation and facilitation skills, coaching and consulting. Each has experience in working with diverse audiences and teaching students of various demographics and backgrounds.
Melanie Matthews, M.Ed, NBCT
CEO & Founder
Melanie has two decades of experience serving in various capacities of education. She holds a Bachelor's in Language Arts, a Master's in Education, has a K-12 Reading Specialist Endorsement, and is a National Board Certified Teacher. In addition to being a national independent educational consultant, Melanie has served as a Regional Literacy Trainer and Regional Instructional Coach for the Midwest, a central office Instructional Specialist for Mathematics, Early Childhood, and School Leadership and Educational Accountability working with principals, supervisors, directors, executives directors, and assistant superintendents with planning professional development to further support teachers with curriculum and program implementation.
Melanie's goal is to improve the teaching profession by continuing to participate in learning opportunities and sharing that knowledge with colleagues and other educators EVERYWHERE to improve student learning and achievement.