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Michelle Wilson’s history reflects a solid public school education background, as well as extensive practical experience in mental health. She received her Bachelors degree from Virginia State University in Special Education & later, a Masters degree with two (2) Counseling concentrations from Hampton University. Ms. Wilson has also completed 30+ hours toward her Doctoral studies in Psychology.
In 2002, her passion was ignited for education when she became a Special Education teacher in the middle school setting. After teaching in a self-contained setting, Ms. Wilson realized that she spent a large portion of the day actually dealing with conflict resolution. Therefore, she decided to pursue a Master’s degree in Counseling. Ms. Wilson served as a teacher for seven years before becoming a School Counselor in 2009. To that end, she has been employed with Hampton City Schools since 2014. In her current role, she serves as the Virtual School Counselor/Mentor for the Virtual Learning Program for students in grades K-8.
Ms. Wilson’s philosophy is "Children are flowers waiting to bloom. Together we can plant them on the firm ground of education."
During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and trying new recipes. Ms. Wilson is a devoted boxing fan who owns a pair of pink boxing gloves.