My name is Michelle Poppell. This is my eigth year teaching. I began my my teaching career at McKeel Elementary as a college intern in 2005. Following my graduation from Florida Southern College, I began teaching first grade at McKeel. I taught first grade for four years, third grade for three years and this is my first year teaching fifth grade. I completed my Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida in May 2010. I am very blessed to be part of the McKeel family.