Insight 5th Ed._Gayle Granatir Michael

GAYLE GRANATIR MICHAEL English Language Educator, Political Consultant Bala Cynwyd, PA http://marquismillennium. com/6thEd/Michael/182/ Ms. Michael embarked on her career as an educator because she felt she had something to give back to the children of her community. Before beginning her professional journey, she earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Temple University in 1960 and became certified as a teacher in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She first served as a teacher and basketball and debate coach in the Media Borough School District in Pennsylvania from 1960 to 1963, before working in the same capacity at Woodrow Wilson High School in New Jersey from 1963 to 1966. She later obtained a Master of Arts at Saint Joseph’s University in 1967. She resumed teaching in the Norristown Area School District from 1968 to 1971 and at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, from 1972 to 1973. Since 1982, Ms. Michael has served as an educational consultant and academic tutor in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Ms. Michael first became politically involved through her work with the Committee of Seventy, a Philadelphiabased nonprofit organization that advocates for better government practices. She later held a role on the Board of Directors for the Main Line Women’s Network from 1988 to 1990 and for the Republican Women of the Main Line in 1989. She co-founded Montgomery County Republican Women’s Leadership, for which she also served as chairperson for four years. Since 1992, Ms. Michael has been a committeewoman in the Montgomery County Republican Party, and since 1994, she has excelled as a private practice political consultant in Bala Cynwyd. She is also currently involved in serving on the advisory board of the Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth, where she helps abused and neglected children. Alongside her primary responsibilities, Ms. Michael has been active in a number of other civic and professional endeavors. In 1989, she spent time working as a weather spotter for the United States Department of Commerce, and in 1992, she served on the Alumni Board of Governors at Saint Joseph’s University. She is presently on the Board of Trustees for the Belmont Hills Library, where she is involved with library fundraising. In addition, Ms. Michael has maintained her affiliation with such We have to learn how to think, act and evaluate. Literature teaches these things.