Melissa Watton joined the EdVestors team in the fall of 2017 as Office Coordinator. In September 2018 she moved into the role of Development Coordinator where she manages events and supports development operations. Previously, Melissa served with City Year Boston at the Mattahunt Elementary School in Mattapan. As a City Year AmeriCorps Member she was placed in a 5th grade class where she did small-group attendance, behavioral, and academic coaching as well as providing whole-class support. Melissa also worked for 4 summers with the Children’s Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools Program at the Freedom School in Somerville, MA. She graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Child Study and Human Development.