Lindsay Melia studied Economics and Communication at the University of California in San Diego from 2003-2007. She received a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from California State University, Long Beach with a Subject Matter Authorization in Mathematics.

After teaching for two years, Lindsay pursued her long-time dream of education reform and studied Education Statistics and Research Methods at the University of Arkansas. Lindsay returned to California and started teaching middle and high school math at TVT Community Day School.

She now teaches elementary math using the Beast Academy curriculum to 2nd-grade through 5th-grade students at TVT Community Day School.