Dr. Michelle Bentley has over 30 years in the field of education. She has been a 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade teacher, a reading specialist, literacy coach, curriculum director, consultant, college faculty and owned her own business of a reading clinic. The work she enjoys most is preparing future teachers, especially in the field of early childhood and literacy development. She has worked the past 6 years at Anne Arundel Community College near Annapolis, MD. She gets to prepare brand new young teachers, as well as, career changers who aspire to now be in the classroom to share their knowledge and passion from past work experiences. Anne Arundel Community College is a wonderful place to work ,and is she is privileged to work with so many exceptional colleagues that she admires and which allows her to enjoy her work every day.