Learn more about Michelle Deziel, the new Curriculum Developer for the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy.


Michelle Deziel is a Curriculum Developer for the MN Child Welfare Training Academy. She will be creating content in collaboration with team and other professionals. Deziel has 10+ years of experience in creating, collaborating, revising, instructing, and implementing learning solutions for diverse learners.  She enjoys creating and collaborating with other professionals. Deziel is committed to working with team members and other professionals to achieve a common goal. Personally, she is committed to protecting Earth, air, and water and conserving natural resources. Her strength is getting along with others. Deziel enjoys reading, listening to music, dancing, biking, and hiking. She is a former Peace Corps volunteer who taught English to middle school students in Gabon, Africa. For three months, she traveled to 11 African countries.

She earned a BA in English from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri and a teaching licensure from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Prior to joining the team, Deziel created content and presented webinars for the Minnesota Council on Economic Education as a Master Teacher. Before that appointment, she was a licensed elementary classroom teacher who taught in person and remotely.