Michael's specialties include research-based writing, sermons, literary essays, blogs, and poetry.
The fields Michael is most interested in are education, philosophy, and religion.
Western Governor's University is a fully accredited online university. In 2019, after a two-year course of study, Michael earned his Master of Education degree in Instructional Design. His Master's thesis is titled "The Effect of Using the Best Evidence-based Practices in Writing Instruction in the High School Language Arts Classroom."
The University of Missouri at Columbia is Missouri's flagship state university. Michael earned his Bachelor's degree in Philosophy with a minor in religious studies. While at Mizzou, Michael was on the Dean's List and a member of two honor societies.
Michael has served as a substitute/guest speaker for churches in his area for nearly a decade. He volunteers at this job for the church in which he is a member, but the other local churches generously offer him a stipend. Composing a sermon requires in-depth Biblical knowledge, hours of research, and strong rhetorical skills.
Michael has been a teacher of reading and writing in the high school classroom for thirteen years. During that time, he continually creates model texts in all genres for his students to learn from. Furthermore, he earned his MEd in Instructional Design. His Master's thesis, titled "The Effect of Using the Best Evidence-based Practices in Writing Instruction in the High School Language Arts Classroom" serves as a summary of his teaching philosophies. Michael's students routinely compete and place in both local and national writing competitions.
Michael's experience with this content type directly coincides with his work in the Spirituality Industry. Michael regularly serves as a substitute/guest speaker for churches in his area. This work involves both writing and delivering sermons. Furthermore, Michael has delivered motivational speeches at his school.