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Michael Vanderpool is a lifelong learner with a passion for education. As an entrepreneur and consultant with various startups, his motivation for success required being able to constantly learn and adapt, yet all paths led to higher education.
After earning a bachelor’s degree from Oakland University, Michael consulted and worked in industries such as retail and online sales applying his video production, photography, writing, and Web design skills. Never forgetting his goal to be a college instructor, Michael attended Bowling Green State University, where he earned a Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology. As a graduate assistant, he taught video production, as well as visual communication courses at Northwest State Community College.
After graduating, Michael became an instructional designer at The Learning House, Inc., where he assisted with the development of a variety of courses and developed plans for implementing accessibility, open educational resources, learning analytics, and competency-based education.
At The Software Guild, a coding bootcamp that teaches the Java and .NET programming languages, Michael assisted instructors with applying learning theory, using technology in the classroom, and creating an exceptional learning experience for guild students.
Currently Michael is a full-time Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Stage 3 Talent!
I love helping people and organizations learn and grow. I have a variety of experiences and would enjoy learning more about yours.
And yes, I'm a Lions fan!
I've worked in a variety of industries - hospitality, education, automotive, etc. I've helped entrepreneurs bring new products to market. I've even made a documentary film about being a fan of the Detroit Lions!
I also love Legos!
I want to help people learn and grow.
I love to learn and have fun.
My goal is to help Northwest Ohio become known as a cool place where people do cool things!