Michael Bota is CICS’s Educational Entrepreneur Fellow who works with communities to help create the next generation of global citizens and social entrepreneurs. As a Fellow, he specializes in problem-based learning, cultivating resourcefulness, and articstic expression. Michael's passion for helping gather support can be traced back to Wrightwood Elementary, where he spent significant time working on real-world, scientific learning and created a game-making club to teach basic computer skills.
Michael spent last summer in Israel, developing techniques to teach English to Hebrew speaking children. He earned a Master of Arts in Teaching from Relay Graduate School of Education and holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from The University of Michigan. When he isn't busy, Michael is developing new school models at CICS, relaxing with friends, playing baseball at the park, or back at home in Michigan with his family.