Michael serves as Global Impact's High School Programming Director. He likes Nicholas Cage, loves his wife and daughter, argues with his dog, tries to complete minor house repairs, hopes to find time to read more, excels at changing diapers, never stops learning, and believes building interpersonal relationships to be a most valuable aspect of education. Michael received his M.Ed. from Wright State University and his degree in educational leadership from the University of Dayton. 

Favorite Book: White Noise by Don Delillo

Favorite Movie: Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

Favorite Quote: “If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” - John Dewey

Favorite Drink: Caffeine


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