Michelle is an experienced and innovative leader in the field of early education who has spent the last 20 years focused on how to improve and support quality early education in our communities. During her career she sought out and invested in organizations that share her core values of: work hard, be honest, and stay focused on a mission of service to children and families, and with that success will come! Michelle started her career after earning her BA degree in Social Work at the University of Georgia in the field of public health. She transitioned into the field of early education as she was earning her graduate degree in nonprofit public administration at Kennesaw State University. Michelle is a trained facilitator, coach, and proudly serves on the Georgia Association for the Education of Young Children’s Board of Directors as their chair of Public Policy.
Michelle and her husband Brad Carter live in Atlanta with their two children Henry (9) and Anna (6) and their newest addition to their family, dog Sadie (1).