Michelle Carpenter is a proud Walla Walla native. Attending Berney Elementary as a child (1st through 6th), Pioneer Middle School as a teen and graduating from Walla Walla High School in 1990, she is happy to be raising her family here also. A Western Washington University graduate, Mrs. Carpenter has taught for 21 years in California, Virginia, Alaska and for the last 15 in Walla Walla at Green Park Elementary.
Carpenter received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from Western, her Masters of Education from Eastern and her principal certification from Gonzaga. She is a National Board Certified teacher. She is the wife of Michael, and mother to four wonderful boys--Timothy, McKenly, Jacob and Nicholas. With a passion for running, she is looking forward to putting her running shoes to good use at Berney Elementary.