Dr. Joanna Michelson is a project director at the Center for Educational Leadership. She manages CEL's content area professional development and coach learning lines of services. She also provides direct support to teachers, coaches and school and district leaders in secondary literacy instruction and coaching. Prior to full-time work at CEL, Joanna has worked as a middle school language arts teacher, secondary literacy coach and as a consultant for CEL. She completed her doctoral degree at the College of Education at the University of Washington with a focus on coach learning from practice.