Michelle BacchiocchiTitle: Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Director of Student Teaching
Office Location: Bell Hall 014E
M.A.T. Education, Andrews University
M.S. Medical Lab Science, Andrews University
B. S. Medical Lab Science, Andrews University
B.S. Science, Andrews University
Michelle Bacchiocchi has a background in biology and medical lab science which includes teaching biology and bacteriology courses at Lake Michigan College as an adjunct professor. Her elementary classroom experience included instruction of middle school students at Ruth Murdoch Elementary School teaching science and administration of the junior high. Growing up in New York City afforded rich cultural experiences and instruction in music, art, and literature. Currently she teaches in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum as Director of Student Teaching and supervises student interns in the field. Best classroom practices are modeled and incorporated in method classes and First Days of School Experience. She is completing a PhD in Educational Psychology with interest in growth mindset, teacher training and student motivation. Michelle Bacchiocchi’s personal activities include reading and collecting children’s literature, skiing, scuba and traveling with family.