Mrs. Melanie Eskildsen works as a reading intervention teacher with grades k-8 for a small school district in rural Wisconsin. Mrs. Eskildsen also teaches 8th grade English. She earned a degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Wisconsin- Stout in 1998. Later on she returned to UW-Stout to earn a reading teacher license. Teaching READ 180 is the most rewarding part of her school day. She has taught READ 180 Next Generation to grades 6-8 for the past eight years. There are many opportunities for outdoor adventures in Wisconsin. With her family Mrs. Eskildsen enjoys hiking, camping, biking, and snowmobiling.