Michelle Ohanian joins the Mount faculty as an Assistant Professor of Education. Dr. Ohanian earned her doctoral degree from George Mason University with a specialization in literacy and multilingual/multicultural education. Dr. Ohanian has distinguished herself as a teacher of Spanish and ESOL specialist in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). She earned National Board Certification: English as new Language in 2006, and was named FCPS Teacher of the Year in 2008 and in the same year earned the Washington Post Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award for Educational Excellence. She is teaching foundations of education, reading in the content areas, and globalization of education.