The 2018-19 school year marks Michele's second year on the Blue Valley Board of Education. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Accounting from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and a Master's of Science in Teaching Biology Education from Pace University in New York. She taught middle school science for 10 years. Michele served on the PTO at Mission Trail Elementary where she developed and implemented a supplementary science program for grades 1-5. She voluntarily teaches this program twice a year. Michele served on the Blue Valley Finance Advisory Committee for three years before becoming an elected member of the Board of Education. Michele has two children attending schools in the district.