President, Michelle Campbell
Michelle Campbell is a member of the leadership team at Union 1199C Training and Education Fund in Philadelphia, PA. In that capacity, she supervises 13 members of the College and Career Readiness Department. Michelle has presented at numerous conferences and collaborated with other agencies related to the use of technology in adult education and curricula development pertaining to WIOA mandates. Her career in education commenced 30 years ago as a 4th grade and high school biology teacher in the Marshall Islands. Michelle is a co-founder of a Spanish Immersion school in Philadelphia and served on the board in various capacities, including being the vice president.
Michelle was born and grew up in London, England. She received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia. Currently, she is obtaining a master’s degree in Organizational Development from Temple University and expects to graduate in May 2019. Early in her career, she observed the correlation between high-school drop-out rates and increased incarceration rates. Her primary interest relates to policies focusing on the reintegration of returning citizens from incarceration to education and employment.
Michelle has traveled and/or lived in Micronesia, Polynesia, Indonesia, Australia, Asia, South America, Europe, and Northern Africa. She is currently learning Spanish and French to better serve the needs of a growing migrant population. Michelle loves to bike, explore various parts of the world, attend live concerts, and participate in triathlons.