Michele McGrath

Michele joined Columbia Health in 2020. In her role as Learning Specialist, Michele does the following:

  • Facilitates individualized sessions and small group skill-building workshops that support the development of compensatory strategies and academic skills for registered DS students
  • Specializes in working with students on organizational skills, time management and study strategies, note-taking skills, exam preparation and other areas of academic concerns
  • Serves on Disability Services leadership team

In her free time, Michele enjoys doing yoga, reading, singing, walking her dog Val in Astoria Park, and spending time outdoors. 


  • M.A., Science Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • B.S., Biology, State University of New York at New Paltz

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Students with Disabilities (Grades 7-12), New York State Teaching License
  • Biology (Grades 7-12), New York State Teaching License