Melissa Riemenschneider is from Chicago, Illinois. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Western Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University. Melissa teaches Kindergarten at our Lakeside Campus. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, running, and reading. Melissa’s favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13. Her greatest influences are her parents because they have shown her the importance of family and putting Jesus first and supporting her.

“My goal is to create a fun classroom environment that is welcoming and where every child feels cared for and loved. I want my students to leave my classroom with excitement to love God and others.”