Michael is a graduate of Wayne State University and the University of Michigan (MSW). He is lifelong student of anthroposophy and has been a practitioner of social therapy for over 30 years in Camphill. He studied anthroposophy at Emerson College and has multiple professional trainings. His work with the Colleagueship for the Renewal of the Village Impulse and his extensive experience with many aspects of administration keep him inspired. He has taught and co-taught Social Therapy in Kimberton Hills for over 15 years, and is the father of three adults.