Michaelle is a proud Rhode Islander! Born and raised in Providence, she is honored to be working in the city that has had such an impact on her as a person. Michaelle’s educational experiences include graduating from Classical High School class of 2006 and Northeastern University Class of 2011. Michaelle is passionate about helping others and giving back to her community! In high school, Michaelle became heavily involved with the non-profit organization, Youth in Action. It was there where Michaelle learned how powerful young people can be when given support and a chance. Michaelle has taken that love for others and made it a personal goal to continue across the globe. She has traveled to over 15 countries supporting both people and animals in need. As an educator, Michaelle is passionate about building a love of self through finding one’s academic strengths. She wholeheartedly believes that all students can and will succeed, but they must believe in themselves first. Michaelle has been with Achievement First for two years; first serving as the founding sixth grade team leader and currently serves as the Dean of Student Culture. Michaelle plans to continue investing in her beloved city. As the Chair of the Board of Directors at Youth In Action, Michaelle continues to model an urgent and unapologetic dedication to Providence and the future leaders of the community.