Michele Shane is the Head of School at The Children’s House in Traverse City Michigan where she has worked for 21 years. Michele completed her AMI Primary training in 1998 from the Montessori Institute Northwest in Portland, OR. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, and an MEd from Loyola College in Baltimore, MD. Michele was on the Board of Trustees for the Montessori Administrators Association (MAA) for 7 years prior to joining the board of AMI-USA. Michele enjoys mountain biking, paddle boarding, running, golfing and going to the beach. She enjoys living in Northern Michigan with her husband and teenage daughter and son.