As Program Director at Literacy Trust, Mike leads an amazing team of program managers, data specialists and professional developers. He is responsible for ensuring the quality of the coaching and professional development that Literacy Trust provides to our instructors and our school and district partners. Mike has spent his career working to improve outcomes for students and building lifelong readers and writers.
Mike started in education as an English teacher and went on to serve for ten years as a high school assistant principal. Most recently, Mike designed and facilitated professional learning experiences for aspiring school leaders. He also coached sitting principals and helped school districts around the country build sustainable leadership development pipelines. Mike holds masters degrees in the teaching of English and in educational leadership.
When not at Literacy Trust, Mike coaches youth soccer and day dreams about making the Olympic curling team.