Michelle is an experienced grant writer and a professional and personal development coach. She is the founder and owner of RePurpose Coaching. Michelle has more than 20 years in education, starting as an English/Language Arts teacher. For eight years, she worked with Springfield School District as Director of Indian Education programs and Afterschool Programs. Most recently (2013-2015), she ran the Beginning Teacher and Administrator Mentoring program, serving more than 120 new teachers and administrators in 12 districts across Lane County. She is a current board member of EarthWin Foundation in Bend, and a past board member of the Women’s Foundation in San Francisco.