Dr. Michele Cantwell-Copher has been an educator for over 25 years. In her current capacity with the Office of the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Copher serves as Administrator for Educational Leadership and Development, overseeing Early Care and Education, Student Intervention and Prevention, Special Projects, Cradle to Career, and Integrated Data Systems. She is also the Executive Director of The Foundation@ FCOE, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, where she advances community engagement efforts to support public schools. Dr. Copher is active in the community and in 2006 she was recognized as a Top 10 Business Woman of the Year. She and her husband John have two children, Claire and Quaid.