Michael D. Hellard is a Partnership Director at ACUE. With more than a decade of experience in assisting key stakeholders in exceeding academic goals, he is a vital educational advocate passionate about student success and achievements. Before joining ACUE, Michael worked for CGFNS International, Kaplan, and several higher education institutions.
He supports ACUE’s mission of helping deliver high-quality, evidence-based practices to faculty and staff by developing partnerships with higher education institutions. Using his experience as a college instructor, he can relate to a faculty’s need to have impactful student engagement to increase student learning, which is done by implementing faculty pedagogy that focuses on the development of educators to benefit learner outcomes.
Michael holds a Master of Arts in Leadership with an emphasis on Emotional Intelligence from Ottawa University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Minor in Psychology from Mid-Continent University.