Courses: All CDEV Courses
Michelle Hardy, M.A.Ed.
Michelle Hardy has been teaching for SAC since 2004 and in 2014 she now calls SAC home and joins as full-time faculty in the Child Development and Education Studies department.
Michelle started her college journey at Cypress College exploring Theater and Dance. She became a Titan and President of her sorority while finishing a degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in the Arts and Child Development. She toured with the CSUF Kaleidoscope Players, performing for young children. While working in a variety of programs with the YMCA, she began her work in La Habra. She received her Masters in Education from CSULB with a specialization in ECE. Along with teaching she has been working in the field with the City of La Habra Child Development programs since 1994. She served as an assistant director and then a project specialist, ensuring continued quality in staffing qualifications, professional development, state and federal requirements as well as licensing compliance.
She is thrilled to be on campus full time and teach the full scope of the early childhood courses in Child Development. She currently oversees the Child Development Training Consortium grant. Michelle says: "I am so happy to be a part of the Santa Ana College family, to inspire, encourage and watch our students succeed"