As a StudentLIFE advisor, Michelle assists with THINK Global School’s daily boarding operations. Her responsibilities include supervising the students, enforcing expectations and consequences when necessary; assisting with the schedule of travel and activities; and serving as a positive role model, resource, and guide for TGS students at all times. Drawing upon her experience as a leadership coordinator at her previous school, Michelle will also establish and run the TGS Student Leadership program.
Before her teaching career began, Michelle was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. She graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada with a bachelor’s degree in commerce, and went on to serve as a finance officer. Michelle completed her second degree, a baccalaureate in education, at the University of Ottawa. Her background in teaching includes ten years at Ashbury College, where she taught IB physics and grades nine and ten science. Michelle is an avid fan of athletics and the outdoors, and incorporates as much of her professional practice in outdoor experiential learning as possible.