AmeriCorps Parkland Education Project Coordinator
Melanie Bolte will serve as the AmeriCorps Parkland Education Project Coordinator for the 2012-2013. While Melanie will be housed in PLU's Center for Community Engagement and Service (CCES), she will work closely with the PLU School of Education & Movement Studies and Franklin Pierce School District. Additional partners in making this project possible include the Parkland Rotary and Washington State Campus Compact.
Melanie is a graduate of Franklin Pierce High School, Pierce College and University of Washington-Tacoma, where she studied Ethnic, Gender and Labor Studies. Melanie has worked with the Puget Sound Education Service District at Ford Middle School for the past three years, providing educational support for middle school students around reading, writing and comprehension. She has also served as an assistant track coach at Franklin Pierce High School.