Recruitment & Retention Manager,
Seattle Teacher Residency

Michael began his career in education as an AmeriCorps member with Partners in School Innovation, an education reform non-profit based in San Francisco, where he worked on student assessments and data analysis.   He went on to teach for ten years in poverty-impacted elementary schools in Los Angeles and Seattle.  While a classroom teacher, Michael was an active member of various leadership committees and community organizations focused on a range of issues ranging from mathematics education and college access to race, equity, and social justice.

Michael received his B.A. from UC Berkeley and his M.Ed from UCLA.  In his free time, he likes to run, watch college football, and spend time with his family.