Melissa Chrastina, M.A.
Melissa Chrastina, M.A., is a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) and works for Pearson Online and Blended Learner as a supervisor for the Family Connections Coordinator department. Melissa has one young daughter and enjoys watching and supporting her grow and learn.
Melissa discovered her passion for working with families while working overseas with military families. Melissa worked for 6 years with families of military youth in the before and after school and preschool programs. Melissa realized her passion for working with children from the perspective of the whole family and this led her to pursue her masters degree in Family Science, to become a Certified Family Life Educator, and parent coach.
Melissa is a member of the Family Life Coaching Association, National Council on Family Relations, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.