Michele De Bellis strives to support the transformation of systems by prioritizing professional development. Central to all of her work is a commitment to support self-directedness. Michele designs and leads professional development for the Institute for Habits of Mind as the North American Affiliate and Director of Professional Development. She also serves as a Training Associate for Thinking Collaborative –providing professional development in Cognitive Coaching and Adaptive Schools Seminars. She has been a special education teacher, district administrator and most recently Director of K-16 partnerships in literacy, mathematics and science focused on issues of equity and school reform through professional development. Michele values her experiences leading professional development with teachers, school-based coaches, and district and campus based administrators. Michele offers: Professional Development in the HOM Foundation Course Courses on Reflection and Growth through the HOM Building Self-directed Learners and Leaders Coaching and Leadership Development through the HOM School based coaching and onsite support for implementation. Michele can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.