Courses: CDEV 107, 110, 205, Ed 110
Michelle Kimmel, Ed.D.
Kimmel has sixteen years of experience in education. Specifically, she has taught first grade
primarily along with K-3 reading intervention, K-3 English Language Development,
fourth and fifth grade, and served as an elementary assistant principal. Dr. Kimmel also worked as an adjunct teaching
elementary education and/or early childhood courses at UCSD, USC, CSULB, and
SAC. Most recently, she taught a first
grade Sheltered English Immersion class in Irvine Unified School District. At
SAC, she instructs both on campus and online CDES courses as well as
facilitating SAC’s Online Training Certification program through Distance
Education. Her educational interests and
research focus on the impact of Response to Intervention (RTI), school
readiness, and Thinking Maps. Dr.
Kimmel’s educational degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, a
Master of Arts in Education specializing in curriculum and instruction, a
Master of Arts in Education specializing in early childhood education, and a Doctor
of Education in Educational Leadership from USC. In her spare time, she likes to spend time
with her nephew and niece, read for pleasure, and walk her dog.