Melanie was born in Venezuela and moved to Las Vegas when she was 10 years old. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She has been working with children ages 2 weeks to 5-years-old for several years. Her educational philosophy is to create a warm environment where children can learn from a variety of teacher-directed and student-directed activities. Melanie joined AEC in 2018 and is excited to continue in the Baby Bears program for the 2020 - 2021 school year.