Michelle is originally from Texas and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas in Austin. She has been involved in Montessori education since 1999 with teaching certifications at the Primary, Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary levels. She also holds a M.Ed. in Montessori Education from Loyola College in Maryland. For 11 years, Michelle worked at Chantilly Montessori here in Charlotte in a Lower Elementary classroom. Her two children, Justine and Scott, attended Montessori schools since they began school, and her son is currently in the high school at Phoenix. In her spare time Michelle enjoys hiking, snorkeling and spending time outdoors, reading and writing, and a great amount of travel and exploring new places around the world.