Staff Directory – Monique Melton

Job Title
Enrichment Course Coordinator/Instructor

Monique Melton was born and raised in southeastern Virginia. She has been blind since birth as a result of glaucoma. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a concentration in international relations. After graduating from college she received training at the Center. Before working here full-time she worked in two of the Center’s summer programs, at a Chamber of Commerce and at a workforce center. She taught Cane Travel from 2009 to 2016, when she became our Employment Specialist. Now she coordinates our Enrichment Courses, as well as teaching some segments. Monique received National Orientation & Mobility Certification (NOMC) in 2010, and National Certification in Unified English Braille (NCUEB). In her spare time, she enjoys music, bowling, riding tandem bikes, and is very active in the NFB and the lives of her god-children.