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Michele has been employed by the Watson Institute since 1995. She has been Program Director since 1997 and was previously a behavior therapist and teacher of visually impaired students at Watson. Michele spent eight years in early intervention as a developmental specialist, itinerant therapist and classroom teacher. Michele also holds a Supervisor of Special Education certification and completed the Applied Behavior Analysis Program through Penn State and holds a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. Michele’s major responsibilities include overseeing and supervising all of the day-to-day operations of the Education Center Sewickley and Education Center South, ensuring a quality educational program for all of the students. Michele also consults to school district programs. She has grown up around special education, having had a sibling with special needs, and truly loves her work!