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Ms. Michele Sambiase
I am from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received my degree from the University of Pittsburgh. After college, I volunteered in Northern India and Kenya where I cemented my decision to become a teacher. I then moved to the DC area with my husband in 2003 where I received my Master's degree from George Mason University. I worked in Fairfax County Public Schools for eight years. After the birth of my second child, I ran a home daycare for four years. I started at Champe in September 2017, moving to Willard, and finally Lightridge where I hope to stay for many years. I am so happy to be moving along with my students from Willard and continue to watch as they become their best selves. Teaching is my true love and passion. I excel at helping students organize themselves and become more confident.