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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. Hamel’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!