Michele shares her curiosity for the past with students while helping them develop the listening, reading, writing, and analytical skills they need to be successful in life. She holds a BA in Social Science with minors in Political Science and Religious Studies. She earned a Social Science Teaching Credential from SJSU and is currently in the History Master program there. Michele is also an award-winning communications consultant and an active community volunteer. She lives in San Jose with her husband and, together, they have two daughters in college.