Middle School Science Teacher/49ers STEM Leadership Institute Teacher at Santa Clara Unified School District
Michelle Scilingo has enjoyed teaching secondary science since 1999. She spent her first nine years teaching Integrated Science and Biology, serving as Science Department Chair, and Library Technology Teacher at Homestead High School in Cupertino, CA. To increase her global awareness and empathy for students, she moved to Chiang Mai, Thailand, to engage in non-profit work and taught English in Thai schools and middle school science at Grace International School. Upon returning to the United States, Michelle taught middle school science at Valley Christian Junior High and served as the Applied Math, Science, and Engineering program coordinator. Currently she is working as an 8th grade science teacher and 49ers STEM Leadership Institute Teacher at Cabrillo Middle School in Santa Clara, CA. Michelle earned her B.S. in Physiology from U.C. Davis and M.A. in education from Stanford.