About

Melissa Schaaf

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Melissa is a Certified American Heart Association instructor.  She is a faculty member of LawsonTEC, the largest independent training facility for American Heart Association Instructors in Northern  Virginia.  She also teaches CPR and First Aid for Fairfax County Public School and works with Cardiac Science, one of the largest manufacturers of AED's.

  • MS Degree from American University in Human Resource Management
  • BA Degree from University of Central Florida in Organizational Communications.

As  an instructor, she is dedicated to ensuring that all students enjoy  their learning experience and master CPR AED and First Aid.  She became  inspired to teach for the American Heart Association after her own close  call during cancer treatment.