"I can't believe he responded so well to you! You're the first tutor he's been able to work with and learn from. Keep doing whatever it is you're doing!"
~ Mary, Middle School Parent
"I was answering questions right in class for once! (My teacher) was shocked!"
~ Elaina, High School Junior
"You're an answer to our prayers!"
~ Lisa, High School Parent
"From an F to an A...now THAT'S improvement!"
~ Eric, High School Senior
"You should take the place of my math teacher. You teach much better than she does!"
~ Jill, 6th Grade Student
"Look! I got my first A on a test!"
~ Stacey, 4th Grade Student
"I recommend Melissa Hess without reservations."
~ Dena Steiner, Principal
"I notice (the improvement) in the way he speaks...by the words he uses."
~ Mark, Elementary School Parent
"She's understanding much more in class now. Thank you!"
~ Debbie, Middle School Parent
"She was getting a D, and now she has a B+!"
~ Vicki, High School Parent
"There are very high expectations for learning, but she works with each child to ensure understanding."
~ Donna Ott, Teacher
"That's it?! My teacher made is sound confusing, but you make it sound so easy!"
~ Jamie, High School Sophomore
"I take the greatest personal and professional pleasure in recommending Ms. Melissa Hess to you..."
~ Steve Obertate, Assistant Principal
"You're looking at a smart boy now!"
~ Noah, 8th Grade Student
"She is organized, helpful, and caring. To sum it all up, she is everything a teacher needs to be."
~ Katie, 4th Grade Student
"I never enjoyed Math before you came along!"
~ Brandon, 5th Grade Student
"Melissa was very aware of the need to adapt expectations and instructional procedures so all students experienced success. She used assessments to identify students who needed additional exposure and learning opportunities to achieve mastery of key concepts."
~ Robert Trout, BSU Supervisor