Ms. Foust has 20 years of teaching experience. During the past 10 years she has taught 1st grade and math support to DoDEA students at The Sullivans School in Yokosuka, Japan. Prior to joining DoDEA, Ms. Foust taught 1st, 2nd, 1/2 Multi-age, and 4th grade students in Fayetteville, N.C. and 1st grade at Ft. Gulick, Panama. Ms. Foust earned her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Fayetteville State University in North Carolina and earned her Master's of Science in Education specializing in Integrating Technology in the Classroom from Walden University.

Ms. Foust believes her mission as an educator is to provide an effective learning environment in which children obtain the necessary skills to become productive citizens. "We have an acute responsibility as educators to create an environment in which all children feel capable, competent, and connected to the community of learners," she said. "This is particularly important as we prepare our students to be citizens in a global environment - in a world where tomorrow's jobs don't even exist today."

Michelle K. Foust 1st Grade Teacher
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