Ms. Melanie – Executive Director/Owner/TeacherMelanie founded Kids Incorporated in 1996 with the creation of The Children's Workshop in Waltham, MA, which she owned and operated from 1996-2004. The Children's Workshop was an NAEYC accredited child care program providing quality care and education for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. In 2001, she opened the Fox Hill School in Danvers, MA to provide an innovative and collaborative preschool program on the North Shore. In the fall of 2011, she opened the Fox Hill School Pre-K/Kindergarten program.
Melanie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a Masters in Business Administration from Boston College and her Masters of Education in Early Childhood Administration from National-Luis University. She is certified as an infant/toddler and preschool teacher and director. Melanie has taught Early Childhood Education classes at Andover College in Portland, ME and North Shore Community College in Danvers, Ma. She is the past Chairperson of the Waltham Community Partnership for Children Council and served as a validator for NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) for 5 years. She is currently the Co-Chairperson for the Danvers Community Partnership for Children. Melanie teaches at the Fox Hill School and teaches Art and Science at the Fox Hill School Pre-K/Kindergarten.