Michelle Lentz

Adjunct Instructor

Biography

With over 20 years’ experience in education, I have been a Regular Part-time English Instructor with BC3 since Fall 2003. Prior to joining the faculty at BC3, I taught at Moniteau Jr./Sr. High School. My career of choice has always been teaching. I find helping others succeed in learning a new skill very rewarding, which has translated into a very fulfilling career for me.


I earned my B.A. in Literature and English Secondary Education from Grove City College. While still teaching at Moniteau Jr./Sr. High School, I earned my M.S. in Instructional Leadership from Robert Morris University. These combined experiences have helped me to better relate to some of the challenges BC3’s students face as they juggle a career and family while trying to further their education. This has also been the foundation for developing my educational philosophy. I believe that everyone learns in a variety of styles; therefore, I design my courses to reflect this belief. Written and oral communication is the cornerstone of our society. By teaching students using a variety of instructional methods to have confidence in themselves while improving their communication skills, I am helping them to develop skills that will benefit them for a lifetime.  


Personally, I lead a very active life style with two sons and a husband. We are very involved in our community, church, and school activities. I strive to do my best in all aspects of my life, and I hope this attitude shines through to my students at BC3.

Courses Taught

  • English 035 (Preparatory English)
  • English 101 (College Writing)
  • English 102 (Research Writing)
  • English 106 (Technical Writing)
  • Communications 201 (Speech)

Education

  • M.S. Instructional Leadership  Robert Morris University
  • B.A. Literature & English Education Grove City College

Certifications

  • Quality Matters Course(s) certification (College Writing & Research Writing)
  • English Secondary Education--PA Instructional II
  • Communications Secondary Education--PA Instructional II

Community Organizations - Professional Affiliations

  • Christian Fitness Ministries--Co-founder/Director/Secretary
  • Backpack Program for Greenville Area School District--CFM Coordinator
  • Greenville Band Boosters--Intermediate Band Representative
  • 1st Presbyterian Church--member, VBS Co-Coordinator