Michelle is an Ontario Certified Teacher and holds a B.Sc. from McMaster in Biology, a B.Ed. from the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology and a M.A. in Leadership from Royal Roads University. She has taught at all school levels and has extensive experience in the Educational Travel Industry. She works with youth through Me to We and Free the Children and is passionate about young people finding what makes them happy and what makes the world a better place. Michelle is the Director of Outreach and Leadership at mygapyear, a Canadian-based team of professionals who specialize in coaching, emotional intelligence and leadership development in addition to gap year plan research.