Michele Knoll is running for PA State Representative in HD-44, located in Allegheny County. Michele received her Bachelors in Early Education and Masters of Education in Early Intervention and has a long background working in education. Over the years she has served as an elementary school teacher, preschool teacher and director and most recently, as a developmental specialist, working with young children to help them meet developmental milestones. Over the years, Michele has dedicated herself to her community outside of the classroom as well, serving on numerous Boards and also as a mentor to new mothers through the non-profit Nurture PA. In her free time, she enjoys travel, hiking, and gardening, and is a master gardener. She has three adult daughters, four grandchildren, and lives with her husband Doug and new rescue dog, Piper.