Michelle Easley has served as a teacher and as a media specialist at all levels, elementary, middle and high school. Michelle coordinated media programs for schools on all military bases - Air Force, Army, Marines, Coast Guard and Navy, in the United States, Cuba and Puerto Rico for the Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools operated by the Department of Defense Education Activity. She served in a leadership capacity for Fulton County Schools Media Services. In her present role, she is responsible for Fulton County Schools digital content. She is currently the president of the Georgia Library Media Association. She served as a member of the Southeast Regional Advisory Committee of the United States Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and a member of the Georgia Department of Education’s Education of the Whole Child Committee (ESSA implementation).
Michelle has presented at the American Association of School Librarians Conference, Georgia Educators Technology Conference and the Georgia Library Media Association’s Summer Institute, Redefining Learning Conference. She is published in Teacher Librarian and Knowledge Quest. She is the author of How to Increase Diversity in School Library Collections and Programs. Michelle is a national presenter.
She received both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Florida A&M University, a Master of Arts and Teaching degree from Emory University, and the Specialist in Education degree from Georgia State University.