Michelle’s diverse work experience in education has shaped her approach towards teaching that emphasizes providing inclusive learning opportunities for all students. At all levels of instruction, she enjoys working collaboratively to design effective approaches to assist students in developing their ability to make meaningful connections to real world problems that utilize their unique strengths as valuable members of their communities. She is strongly committed to empowering underrepresented students in their academic potential and growth.
Michelle Stockdale has worked in various capacities of education for the past 17 years. Most significantly, she has been an educational specialist in the Lake Elsinore School District for 11 years, taught anthropology at Fullerton College and Mt. San Jacinto Community College for over 15 years, and lectures in the Graduate School of Education Department at University of California, Riverside. She also supports teacher candidates for Western Governors University as a Clinical Supervisor facilitating collaborative partnerships aimed at teacher preparation and student success.