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2023 Saluting Educator (Certificated): Michael Francis

2023 Saluting Educator (Certificated): Michael Francis

Michael Francis | Independent Study Program K-12 Teacher

Moreno Valley Online Academy

Michael Francis is an even-tempered amiable teacher who is always a pleasure to interact
with for both students and faculty. As an educator, Michael has refined tools for
maneuvering life’s surprises and challenges and has worked at Bridges Learning Center for
more than 10 Years. He started at the Moreno Valley Community Learning Center working
with both middle and high school students who had been expelled in our district. Michael is
a very compassionate teacher and eager to help ensure all opportunities available to our
students remain available. While at MVCLC, he would step in to chaperone fieldtrips, allowed
community partner groups to utilize his classroom for presentations, and participated in
community service opportunities with the students. If you find yourself in a conversation with
Michael, he will likely be sharing about his joy of connecting and working with his students.

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