Jump Start 2019 has ended

Michelle Pina

kid-grit Ambassador
Michelle Pina has a professional background which includes working as a middle school teacher, professional development coordinator, program evaluator and federal grant director. She has 15 years of experience in leading and starting up self-funded out-of-school-time (OST) programs for school districts and 20 years in education management. Most recently, Michelle has worked with school and charter districts, OST organizations, technology companies and various non-profits. Michelle received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Houston and a master’s degree in Secondary Education from the University of Tulsa. She completed post-graduate work for a Teaching English as a Second Language certificate at the University of Central Oklahoma, participated in a Business Fellowship for School Leaders at Rice University, and is a certified K-12 Principal in Texas. A native Houstonian, Michelle not only spends time volunteering on behalf of the state’s OST network, she also is a State Leader for the Young Survival Coalition, the only national organization that supports young breast cancer survivors diagnosed under the age of 40. Other volunteering involves fostering puppies through local Houston organizations. Ultimately, Michelle enjoys connecting people and organizations to ensure a great future for all.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, November 2

11:00am MDT