Michelle is the Lower Elementary language arts lead teacher. She has a Bachelor of Science, an Elementary Teaching Certificate and a Master of Arts in Reading Instruction from Michigan State University. She earned her Montessori Credentials from the Michigan Montessori Teacher Education Center in Rochester Hills, Mi. She has taught in public, private, and Montessori schools. Michelle lives in Berkley with her husband, Mark, who is a territory sales manager for Jacent Retail. They have a cat named Nuisance, a puppy named Mae and three grown children named Kelsey, Collin, and Connor. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys knitting, crochet, reading, gardening, and yoga.