Michelle has over 40 years of continuous service in early education and welfare, and is highly regarded as a course facilitator by both professionals and families. She is passionate about supporting and empowering educators and families to enrich and strengthen their relationships with children. Michelle’s areas of expertise include emotion coaching, secure attachment, behaviour guidance, educator/family partnerships and child protection.
Michelle has qualifications in early childhood education, adult education, management and Circle of Security™ facilitation. She has worked as a Centre Manager, Family and Children’s Services Manager, Senior Preschool Advisor (DET), Resource Developer (ACECQA), TAFE Teacher, Early Education Consultant and Parenting Facilitator. She is also the author of two publications: Commonsense Discipline and Do & Learn.