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Michele Vanasse

301 Goodell Building

Michele Vanasse

Educational Developer and Lecturer

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.