Melissa Coy is formally trained by St. Nicholas Montessori College, London, England, in the Montessori Method of Education. Also, she holds a Liberal Arts degree from Jefferson Community College, Watertown, N.Y. She began her Montessori career at Child’s Garden Montessori in her hometown of Lowville, N.Y. Melissa has worked at BMS for the past 26 years. She has taught and administrated for the past 25 years. Melissa was a teacher trainer for the American Montessori Society and has done numerous presentations on the Montessori Method for various pedagogy professionals, as well as interested parents. Currently, along with her administrative duties, she assists the head teacher in the classroom and teaches music and movement to the students.