Michelle L. Bissell
Strongsville Board of Education
Northeast Ohio, Local
Michelle L. Bissell is prepared to continue serving on the Strongsville Board of Education. She has spent most of her life as a student, several years as a teacher, raising four sons in the district, and having the last four years of experience as a school board member. When reelected, Michelle wants to continue emphasizing improving communications across the community. During her time on the Board of Education, Michelle has introduced initiatives to bring extracurricular activities back to the elementary buildings, hired a full-time gifted/testing coordinator, retired outdated/ineffective books/materials such as Simple Solutions at the middle school, and established a system of increased accountability for teachers and staff. Michelle knows that work still needs to be done to ensure that Strongsville Schools give students what they need to succeed and ensure all children are represented.
When she is not serving the school board, Michelle runs a non-profit organization, Buckets of Hope for Tender Hearts, with her husband. Buckets of Hope for Tender Hearts supports parents who may have lost a child. She is also an appointed Polaris Career Center Board of Education member.Michelle L. Bissell for Board of Education
My world is schools. When I started asking, ‘Where is my skill set best going to fit and offer the most to the community? The obvious answer was by serving on the school board.
– Strongsville Board Member Michelle Bissel