Teacher Programs Manager
Michelle Hubenschmidt is one of two Teacher Programs managers with the Ashbrook Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Secondary Education From the University of Michigan. She taught for 17 years with Polk County Schools, Florida at Mulberry Middle and Mulberry Senior High School, where she created the Advanced Placement curriculum for History and Government and directed many programs for new and seasoned teachers in areas of classroom management, curriculum and clinical supervision. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and holds a master’s degree in education from Cambridge College. Michelle received the James Madison Fellowship in 2010 and went on to earn a Master of American History and Government degree in 2012 from Ashland University. In 2013 the Sons of the American Revolution conferred their National History Teacher of the Year to her and she also received the 2013 Florida State History Teacher of the Year from the Florida Daughters of the American Revolution. Prior to Education, she spent 12 years in management and sales within the transportation industry and additionally presided over her own small trucking company.
Michelle resides in Lakeland, Florida with her better half, Gary, where she continues her volunteer work with the D.A.R and is active in many veterans and charitable organizations. “I am thrilled to be part of such a fabulous group of people who seek to promote the founding of this great nation and inspire civic virtue and responsibility.”