Dr. Michelle L. Klosterman is the Director of Academic Development and Assessment in the Provost Office of Global Affairs and an Instructor in the Department of Communication. She also serves as a board member of the Wake Forest University (WFU) Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES). Michelle is responsible for precollege and college bridge programming for WFU aimed at providing domestic and international students with experiences and resources for success in collegiate environments. Michelle works both domestically and internationally developing, implementing, and evaluating K12 curricula. Michelle was an Assistant Professor of Science Education at the University of Missouri and at Wake Forest University where she worked extensively on professional development teams around the National Science Education Standards (NSES). She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida with a focus in science education, a B.E. in biomedical engineering and a M.Ed. in science education from Vanderbilt University. She has served as CoPI for several NSF and foundation grants, published two curricula funded by NSF, and was the Project Director for a FLDOE MSP grant. Michelle has also taught secondary biology, physics, world cultures, and geography.