Melissa Jones founded Open Classroom Consulting in 2008. Melissa is a veteran educator and learning designer with deep expertise across the public, non-profit and for-profit education sectors. Melissa started her career as a Teach For America corps member, and taught for eight years in high needs schools in New York City. After leaving the classroom, Melissa held a series of high-impact leadership roles at College Summit, Adobe, and Code.org. Her work has focused around designing, building and managing transformative programs for teachers and learners across the globe.