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Michelle Frederick Interim Director of Talent Development Human Resources

Degrees
B.A. Radio, Television and Film

Favorite Spot on Campus
Ilene Butler Garden
Bio
Michelle Frederick is the Senior Director of Talent Development at American University, responsible for the learning, recognition and performance strategies and programs for the university. Over the course of her 25-plus year career, Michelle has attained certification in numerous programs including Franklin-Covey, DDI, Creative Problem Solving, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Pacific Institute’s Investment In Excellence program, and the Federal Quality Institute’s Total Quality Management program. She also helped to develop and design APPA's Supervisor's Toolkit and is currently the Dean of the program. In 2013, Michelle was elected President of ERAPPA – APPA and ERAPPA are professional organizations representing facilities professionals at educational institutions. Michelle came to American University from the Smithsonian Institution where she worked for the Office of Physical Plant for 11 years, nine of those as a Training Specialist. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and a graduate of the Training Specialist Certificate program at Georgetown University.