Michelle Longlade retired from her position as Director of Standards of Practice and Accreditation at the Ontario College of Teachers in 2015. She has more than 30 years of education leadership experience. Michelle is a French-English bilingual, Metis and her extensive public service in Education includes First Nations initiatives, Community Outreach programs and liaising with Faculties of Education in Ontario and the Yukon.
Michelle held the position of course director with the York University Faculty of Education and has also worked for the Ministry of Education. Michelle also led the Qualifications Evaluation Council of Ontario for two years as Executive Director.
In her off time, Michelle, was appointed to the Ontario Association of Architects by the Lieutenant Governor where she served in the public interest on Council for two years. In 2018, Michelle was appointed to the Standards Development Committee by the Ministry of Education to work on developing accessibility standards for disabled students in Kindergarten to Grade 12.