Michelle earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education at York College of Pennsylvania and her Master's degree in Childhood Literacy at the University of Albany. She has been teaching third grade at Grace Lutheran in Malverne, NY, for eight years and prior to that was a substitute teacher at Trinity Lutheran in Hicksville. She has two teenagers at home and knows the torture math practice can be! She is a creative and dedicated teacher who strives to bring practical and fun experiences to her students on a shoestring budget. Dollar Tree and Pinterest are two of her favorite haunts!