Michele Turner, P ’12, P ’22

Trustee since 2018
Michelle is Executive Director at Children’s Literacy Initiative, where she leads the business development and implementation of CLI’s mission and vision by providing equity-centered coaching to school leaders and teachers in support of the delivery of culturally relevant and sustaining early literacy instruction in Philadelphia and New Jersey. Prior to CLI, Michelle led the recruitment team at KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools to ensure that there is an effective educator in every classroom. She began her leadership career at Mastery Charter Schools as a Founding Turn-Around Assistant Principal and before that she was an elementary teacher in the School District of Philadelphia.  At Shipley, Michelle has volunteered as a Parent Ambassador and more recently joined the annual giving campaign as a volunteer. She is a graduate from Cabrini College where she earned her B.S in Education, B.A in Spanish and later her M.S in Education with a focus on literacy.

Committees: Advancement, Audit & Risk Management, Committee on Trustees, Executive Evaluation Committee 
The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.