Educator and Leadership Team Member at Renton Prep
Michelle Zimmerman, author of “Teaching AI: Exploring New Frontiers for Learning” received her Ph.D. in Learning Sciences and Human Development from University of Washington. As a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, she is a third year Microsoft MVP for global impact. With 18 years in the classroom (PreK-10th), her students gained international recognition through global school visits hosting Ministries of Education and Delegates at Renton Prep from over 16 countries including China, Pakistan, Serbia, UK, Japan, and South Africa. She co-designed Renton Prep and is part of the leadership team. Renton Prep has won multiple awards including FETC STEM Excellence. She and her students have presented at educational technology conferences, such as Macmillan and Scientific American STEM Summit at New York Academy of Medicine and New York Academy of Sciences. She is published in Springer's International Human-Computer Interaction Series and press such as VentureBeat and Vecernji list.