Michelle was born in Northern Manitoba, but moved to Calgary at an early age. She completed her formal education at the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies, as well as a Bachelor of Education with a focus on Elementary Education. She has over twenty years of experience teaching at the elementary level including resource, single and mixed age grades. For the last few years, Michelle has been an educator at the preschool/kindergarten level at CMS. She is a passionate educator who brings her enthusiasm to her classroom. She, along with her husband, are actively involved in volunteering as well as supporting their two daughters from the sidelines in their chosen activities. She also loves to read, travel and keep active in the outdoors.