Michele Lew is a high school assistant principal in the Arcadia Unified School District, located in Southern California. She’s spent most of her 16 year career as a special education teacher, and her educational passion is infusing social and emotional learning into all aspects of school culture. She believes all students can reach their potential and finds creative ways to make her instruction relevant and accessible for students. Michele was the recipient of a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching and spent time in the West Bank working with the government’s special education department. Outside of work, you can find her hiking with her pups or traveling the world. She blogs at Make It and Move.