Michelle joined KAS in 2016. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand in 2007 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand in 2009. Michelle is a MYP-certified drama teacher at KAS. She teaches Elementary School, Middle School and High School Drama as well as Middle School Humanities. Michelle started her teaching career at Rangitoto College in Auckland, New Zealand, spending four years teaching dance, drama and music. She then moved to the southern part of New Zealand to take up a position as head of department in drama at Dunstan High School, in Alexandra. Michelle’s husband, Richard Ferguson,is the Aquatics Director at KAS. She has a keen interest in directing and choreographing, and has herself performed in many musicals. She and her husband have a young daughter, and especially enjoy travel and experiencing new food and cultures.