Michela Shalvoy is a seventh grade math teacher at Davisville Middle School in North Kingstown. She is a graduate of Boston College who got her start in education at the Steppingstone Foundation and De La Salle Middle School. Michela has been greatly inspired to incorporate elements of art, culture, and engineering into her math lessons after participating in a STEM study tour in Germany through the Transatlantic Outreach Program. She is also the 2019 recipient of RIMLE’s Promising Practitioner award. When Michela is not teaching, she enjoys taking dance classes and caring for her two cats.