Destiny has led Michael on a dual-career path in both education and technology. The result is a hybrid individual with skills and perspectives from both fields. With more than 24 years experience as an educator, he has worked as teacher and trainer in a variety of environments, serving as instructional designer, learning technologies specialist, Blackboard administrator, and college faculty. Michael received his B.A. in English from UCLA, and received his master's degree in Educational Leadership, with emphasis on computer-based education, from Gonzaga University. He is currently completing his doctoral program in Learning and Technology through UNLV's Educational Psychology department.