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Melody Crossland

Melody Crossland

Early Childhood Teacher, Child and Family Center

Melody has a Child Development Associate and a Technical Certificate. Her favorite workshops are any that focus on young toddlers! She worked in family child care beginning in 1992 before joining Vanderbilt in 1994. She also taught a couple of Journey of Hope classes. Melody’s favorite things about working with young children include providing the children with the type of environment and care that encourages them to try new things and watching them finally succeed. She has a son and a daughter. Melody loves animals and has horses, donkeys, dogs, and a cat.