Michele has a passion for the arts and photography. She has taught a variety of junior/intermediate positions for the past 20 years with a focus on the arts for the past 8. Michele is currently working on mentoring in French and Visual Arts in the Waterloo Region DS, as well as writing curriculum resources for the Ministry of Education. As the OAEA vice-president, she is responsible for the website and the regional representatives. She is also the regional rep. for Waterloo and surrounding area, Michele is insterested in promoting the arts in schools through collaboration, sharing and integration of subjects with the arts. When she is not teaching or mentoring, she is enjoying the outdoors with her family and relaxing by the water.