Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams is the manager of the Michigan Department of Education’s Special Populations Unit in the Office of Educational Supports, where she oversees the implementation of the At-risk Section 31a, English learner, Homeless, Migratory, Immigrant, and Neglected and Delinquent programs. Prior to coming to the department, she served in a variety of roles, including building principal, director of English learner and Migrant programs, and teacher, beginning her career as a bilingual classroom teacher. She is passionate about serving children, youth, their families, and the educational system that supports them. She has more than 22 years of experience.   


Day 2
January 19, 2023
1:45 pm

Accelerated Learning: An Inclusive Systems Approach

19 January
Time:  1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:  Prairies V (Lower Level)

The pandemic and the unplanned shift to remote learning have widened the learning gap for many students in our state. Accelerated learning keeps students moving forward on their intended grade-level trajectories by strategically preparing them for success in current grade-level content. This session will highlight administrator supports for accelerated learning and how districts need to plan to systematically support accelerated learning efforts.

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