Michelle Maher taught in the Narwhal (Lower El) classroom for two years. This is her second year teaching in the Jellyfish classroom with Ms. MacKenzie. She has an Elementary I-II Credential from the American Montessori Society. Her Bachelor's degree is from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential is from Cal State TEACH. Ms. Michelle has a TESOL Certificate from the University of California, Santa Barbara and wants to pursue a Master's degree in the next few years. She is passionate about Peace Education, mathematics, and caring for animals. She grew up in Folsom and went to Folsom Montessori for preschool. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Michelle enjoys hiking with her dog, reading with her cats, and drinking coffee with her friends.