Cheryl joined Michigan Virtual in the Fall of 2018 after serving in education for over 20 years. Her bachelor’s degree is in deaf education from Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Florida, and she earned her master’s degree in counseling at Central Michigan University. Cheryl has a strong passion for building connections with students and establishing relationships that build on student learning. Cheryl currently is a high school guidance counselor and works closely with her students to guide them toward success. She enjoys teaching ASL to students because it allows them to connect with others. In addition to her professional status, Cheryl spends much time with her two teenage daughters traveling the midwest as they are very involved in travel softball.