Michael Higley has worked in public education for over 11 years. Currently serving as a middle school assistant principal in middle Tennessee, Michael has worked to improve education through technology and teaching since he began teaching in 2002. Most recently Michael served a large school district as a middle school Technology Integration Coach. In this position he worked to coach teachers in the integration of content and use of technology. Michael is currently working on his doctorate degree in e-Learning with Northcentral University with an anticipated graduation date of 2015. His plans are to one day become a director of a public online learning option for K-12 e-learners.