Michelle Capobres is the Director of Academics and Program Evaluation at Aim High, where she oversees curriculum, professional development, and organizational learning for 17 campuses across Northern California. Michelle also leads Aim High’s efforts in building a pipeline to professions in education, particularly for emerging teachers of color.
Prior to joining Aim High in 2011, Michelle was the Education Program Officer for the World Affairs Council of Northern California. She began her career in education as an English teacher in China, and taught high school social studies for several years. Michelle is committed to educational equity and developing culturally competent educators. For four years, she served on the Executive Board of People of Color in Independent Schools (POCIS).
Michelle holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Social Studies Education from Teachers College Columbia University, and an M.P.A. with a focus on non-profit administration from San Francisco State University.