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Christine Michael (IN '00)


At the time of the Award, Christine Michael was:

John S. Irwin Elementary School
Fort Wayne, IN

Subject(s) taught: Mathematics, General and all other Science

Biographical Information

As the Math and science resource teacher Christine Michael conveyed an infectious enthusiasm for learning to her students and colleagues at Irwin Elementary School, a science-math magnet school in Fort Wayne, IN. With her wide arsenal of instructional techniques and approaches, she helped teachers expand their focus by integrating math and science across the curriculum, giving lessons real-life relevance.

Personal Message

It is amazing to be able to give back to my community now that I have retired from full-time teaching. I currently on the Board of Directors of The Lutheran Foundation, which funds many education and health-related organizations in our area.

Additional Information


1981 Indiana University - Bloomington, B.S.

1985 Indiana University/Purdue University at Fort Wayne, M.S.