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Ms. Hamel grew up in Troy and is a proud graduate of Athens High School. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education. For graduate school, she attended Oakland University where she earned a Master of Arts in Linguistics. She is currently pursuing a second Masters in Teaching in Reading and Language Arts.

This is Ms. Hamelā€™s twelfth year of teaching. She has previously worked in Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, and Madison Heights where she taught a variety of subjects, including French, English, and English as a Second Language (ESL).

Ms. Hamel enjoys writing poetry, attending concerts, and spending time with her two cats, Emery and Steely!