We strive to assist learners in building knowledge, skills, and competencies to support confident performance as well as to support organizations in achieving their goals and to serve the needs of their multiple stakeholders. 


We design, develop, and deliver highly relevant, learner-centric educational programs that take
learners on a journey they will never forget... and keep them coming back for more.


We develop solutions captivate learners with creative approaches that ENGAGE, ENCHANTand INSPIRE


Michelle is an ATD-Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), learning strategist, technology geek, and award-winning instructional designer and medical writer with 25+ years of experience and leadership in the field of adult learning.  As the visionary behind Learn Ethos, she is leading this rapidly growing, revolutionary learning and development company that is dedicated to creating learning experiences that ENGAGE, ENCHANT, and INSPIRE.


Prior to starting Learn Ethos, Michelle held numerous roles as an instructional designer and training developer, with a proven record of successfully managing all aspects of complex programs/products and leading diverse, virtual teams. She has served as an adult learning strategist and training solutions architect for educational programs that meet the needs of professional associations, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and working professionals.


Michelle has comprehensive experience instructionally designing, writing, editing, and directing the development of educational programs in a variety of delivery modalities, including e/mLearning, print, audio, video, and instructor-led training (both classroom/workshop and virtual), for corporate training, professional continuing education, global health organizations, and accredited assessment-based certificate (ABC) programs.


She is a national speaker, instructor, and workshop leader for training and development conferences and webinars on various topics related to adult learning strategy, instructional design, digital learning, and medical writing. She’s presented and taught at the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), Association of Test Publishers (ATP), Life Science Trainers and Educators Network (LTEN), Microsoft, Drug Information Association (DIA), American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), World Drug Safety Congress, and the Lectora User Conference.


In recent years, she has been honored to serve on multiple national and local boards and
committees, including the following:

  • Appointed in 2010 by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE, formerly NOCA) to serve on the Assessment-Based Certificate Accreditation Council; served 2010-2017

  • Chair, Main Committee for the Update of the ICE 1100 Accreditation Standard for Assessment-based Certificate Programs (2018-present)

  • Member, Education Committee for the American Medical Writers Association (National; present)

  • Member, Editorial Board for Life Science Training and Education Network (LTEN) (National; past)

  • Member, Down East Council, Carteret County, N.C. (Local; present)

  • Secretary, Olde Beaufort Farmer’s Market Board of Directors, N.C. (Local; past)

She is also a proud Volunteer-in-Park (VIP) on the Lighthouse Crew for the U.S. National Park Service at Cape Lookout National Seashore.



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4915 Arendell St, Suite J, Box 189

Morehead City NC 28557