Melissa Shotts Melissa has been an advocate for education her whole life. As a first-generation college student, she recognized the importance of education at a young age. This inspired her to become a middle school teacher. Melissa taught middle school English for 9 years in Columbus, OH. She also spent 1-year teaching at an international school in Kunming, China. As a passionate believer in life long learning, Melissa joined Noodle Partners to continue helping others accomplish their goals. She is excited to empower educators to pursue their dreams. Melissa received a B.S. in Education from Miami University. She currently lives in Denver, CO with her fiancé and enjoys exploring the outdoors through hiking, camping, and biking.