Michelin Taylor, Instructional Coach --- Taylor has been with Parkside Elementary since 2006 when she started as a first grade teacher. Prior to Parkside, she taught second grade at Boyd Elementary School. Eventually, she joined the Parkside Leadership Team as an Instructional Coach.
In her current role, Taylor is responsible for supporting our Parkside teachers with the instructional programs across every grade level and content area. She provides materials and resources for the teachers. She facilitates professional training opportunities for the teachers and their Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). Taylor co-teaches model lessons with teachers. Overall, she helps build teacher capacity in an effort to improve student achievement and outcomes.
Taylor is also the proud mother of a current Parkside fifth grader. Her son has been a Parkside student since Pre-Kindergarten. Taylor is a graduate of Morris Brown College (undergraduate) and Central Michigan University (graduate school). She earned her Leadership Certification from Georgia State University.