Hello, all! My name is Melissa Tidmore, mother of 3 wonderful children and a wife to an awesome husband. I have a degree in Business Administration and my certification in education to teach all subjects grades k-8. I graduated college with the title of “most outstanding student” in the school of business and have always loved school! I worked for 7 years as a public school math and science teacher and 5 more tutoring on an individual and small group basis. My main areas of focus are secondary math, but I have taught all levels. I LOVED teaching in the school system but left the education field to stay home with my children. I have since been homeschooling my own children as well as teaching secondary math in several co-ops in my area. I have taught all grades from K-Algebra 2! I particularly enjoy showing children that subjects such as math are not only applicable but also can be understandable and fun. In class, I often say “math should make sense.” I love seeing the “light-bulb moment” for my students and I hope that they also walk away with an enjoyment that they may not have had before.
In addition to my Business degree, I also have a license as a cosmetologist-although it is more of a hobby these days. For a short while, I was in this field full time and still enjoy it as a hobby. I enjoyed creating off-the-wall styles, worked in runways shows and was in a magazine featuring Avante Garde styles. Though I have all but hung up my shears, you will still see me playing with hair any chance I get.