Michelle Lyn Strang Brenner


 Grand Valley State University    

M.Ed. Adult and Higher Education with an English Emphasis

Thesis Focus:  Educational Theory, Training and the Adult Learner

December 2004

 Madonna University

Online Class in Web Design/WebQuest Online Curriculum

Winter 2001

 Western Michigan University

B.A. Secondary Education—English and Communications

Michigan Teacher Certification

April 2000


Professional Work Experience:

 North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics    8/2006-present

University of North Carolina Affiliate Campus

Durham, North Carolina

·         American Studies: Team Taught Course

·         Western European Cultural Studies:  Team Taught Course

·         Intensive Writing Courses:  Developed/Implemented Course/Curriculum as part of new writing program

·         Writing Tutorial Program:  Developed and Implemented Online Writing Tutorials as well as Face-to-Face Tutorials on campus

·         Labs For Learning Summer Program:  Computer and Communications Skills Course 


United Learning Trust                                             8/2005-12/2005

Northampton Academy, Northampton, UK

·         Year 7-11 English Courses

·         Mentor for New Teachers


Muskegon Public Schools                                         8/2001-6/2004

Muskegon High School and Muskegon Training and Education Center

·         Senior Communications:  Academic Writing Course

·         Freshmen Seminar:  Computers and Communications Course

·         Alternative Education-Language Arts

·         Cheerleading Coach and Senior Advisor


White Cloud Public Schools                                     8/2000-6/2001

White Cloud High School

·         Remedial Reading

·         Expository Writing

·         Applied Communications

·         Mythology

·         Forensics

·         Speech


Western Michigan University                                    8/1999-12/1999

English Department

·         English 100: Basic Writing Instructor

·         Composition for At-Risk Students at the Collegiate Freshman Level