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Dr. Michelle Ward

Dr. Michelle Ward is a lifelong educator with experience in working with both K-12 and university level students for which she brings incredible energy and passion.

She has taught at an elementary level in both Illinois and Connecticut, where she worked to integrate new techniques and technology into the classroom. Dr. Ward has also spent much of her career preparing new teachers for the challenges of a classroom, including overseeing their transition to student teachers. Dr. Ward's interest is in learning and technology, specifically integrating learner centered technology into the classroom. Dr. Ward has taught at several universities including University of Illinois at Chicago, DePaul University, and most recently the University of New Haven. She has been published in several academic publications. Dr. Ward has a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing, a Masters of Education in Elementary education, and Ph.D. in Education, Curriculum, and Instruction all from the University of Illinois at Chicago.