Michelle QuinteroBilingual Behavior Specialist
M.A in Early Childhood Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2020
B.A in Sociology and Spanish, Loyola Marymount University, 2018
Michelle Quintero is a Bilingual Community Services Associate at the Center for Leadership in Disability in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. In her current role she supports Spanish speaking families and underrepresented communities in finding the best resources for their children especially those with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Michelle earned her Master’s in Early Childhood Education in 2020 where she developed a passion for assisting families in understanding the importance of a child’s early foundational years. Michelle is a former Elementary school teacher where she taught in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this role, Michelle provided behavioral, emotional, and academic support for students and parents, especially providing support for Spanish speaking families.
Michelle was a Teacher for America 2018 Corps member focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching practices. She is passionate about education ranging from building strong foundational skills in early years to higher education advocacy for underrepresented communities. Michelle has worked with educational nonprofits, youth leadership development, and family engagement and is proud to serve her community.