Teacher - 1st Grade
Michele is an Asheville native (yes… really, a native). She graduated from UNC Asheville, and taught at Hall Fletcher Elementary for 10 years. She has a passion for environmental education, hands-on activities, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects and brain-based learning. While working at Hall Fletcher, she helped lead a pilot program that implemented commercial composting districtwide. She also led efforts that resulted in the school winning the Elementary Solar Schools Challenge in 2015. Most recently, Michele served on Hall Fletcher’s digital leadership team where she helped create engaging lessons with stop-motion animation and STEAM-based projects.
Michele is a mom to two sweet children, Kauis and Mila, and life partner to Chris.