Michele serves the CTL as an educational developer and lecturer, providing Midterm Assessments, consultations, and other professional development opportunities for faculty. With over twenty-five years of educational experience in both the K12 and higher education sectors, Michele has a passion for teaching, learning, and faculty development. She has served as an assistant professor and Chair of teacher education, a K-12 public educator, a professional development facilitator, a grant coordinator, and consultant. She is a candidate for the PhD in Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has an M.S.Ed. in Learning Development from Montana State University-Northern, as well as a BA in Elementary Education. Both her education and experience have informed her research interests, which include: faculty development, learning development, pedagogy, reflective practice, collaborative teaching and learning, and multicultural education. As a federally enrolled member of the Gros Ventre tribe, Michele has a particular passion for Native American education and for helping Native students and faculty to flourish.