Michelle Utara

1st/2nd Grade Teacher
“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think…” Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh
Since joining the FCS faculty in 2004, Michelle has taught Kindergarten and ½, in addition to teaching summer camp and after-school math games, mentoring new FCS teachers, and clerking the faculty social committee. Michelle was born in Milwaukee but grew up traveling with her father’s career in the military. Although her favorite place is Honolulu, she has put down roots in the D.C. area and is a loyal fan of local football. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and dogs.
Trinity Washington University, B.A.
Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740