Organizational Development and Training

Dr. Michele Costanza, Owner

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About Michele
Industry Training and Certifications

Certified Knowledge Manager

Certified Knowledge Environment Engineer

Personal and Executive Coach Certificate, The College of Executive Coaching

Supplemental Instruction for Supervisors, The International Center for Supplemental Instruction

Cognitive Task Analysis, Klein Associates

Strategic Instruction Model, The Center for Research on Learning
Academic Credentials

Ph.D., Teaching and Leadership, University of Kansas

M.S.Ed., Special Education, University of Kansas

M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Missouri-Kansas City

B.A., English, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Background and Experience

For over twenty-two years, Michele has built a solid reputation as a trusted employee, colleague, and leader. Michele is committed to providing quality service to the community.

Michele graduated with a degree and teaching certificate in Special Education/Learning Disabilities from the University of Kansas, a program consistently ranked number one in the country by U.S. News and World Report. She served as an inclusion facilitator for three junior high schools, and taught K-12 regular and special education, in both private and public schools. She specialized in content enhancement and learning strategies curriculum, community-based instruction, and full inclusion collaborative teaching. 

Michele instructed writing and instructional design at the college level for several years. She also worked as a technical writer, content developer, and instructional designer for computer-based and web-based training for telecommunications, railroads, and faculty and staff development in elementary and secondary schools. She currently serves as a course mentor in the instructional design domain for a leading competency-based accredited university graduate program. 

Michele has experience in developing distance learning, knowledge management, and leadership development strategy for government and non-profits. She has led a number of research studies, as well as training needs analysis. She has designed and facilitated leadership development programs for government, non-profits, and corporations. She is actively involved in competency and credentialing communities of practice, where she specializes in guiding organizations to identify competencies and align learning resources to create development learning journeys from alternative learning pathways, such as for makers spaces.  

For more information, send a request on the Contact page. 

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