For many years, Melanie Nelson has been creating innovative products used by the finest educators all over the country. A former family and consumer sciences teacher, she is dedicated to bringing her customers high-quality teaching materials at affordable prices. She is an active member of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).
Melanie is a leader in her profession. She was named as a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2007. Learning ZoneXpress was recognized by Inc. 5,000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Melanie is also the winner of the 2011 HEIB (Home Economists in Business) Award.
Melanie is actively involved with Educacion Popular en Salud (EPES), a non-profit organization that works for health education promotion in the inner cities of Santiago and Concepción, Chile. The U.S. supporting organization is: Action for Health in the Americas.