Michele Anciaux Aoki brings an eclectic background ranging from a B.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Ph.D. in Slavic Linguistics to 20+ years of Information Technology experience as a programmer, systems analyst, project manager, and web developer. In addition, Michele spent nearly ten years representing the parent perspective in education reform efforts in Washington state, and from 1996-2000 she worked for the Washington State PTA as Parent Involvement Director. Since 2000, she has been consulting with schools and districts on international education and world languages, and from 2004-5, she worked as Director of Educational Programs at the World Affairs Council in Seattle. In 2006, Michele became a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and until summer, 2008, worked with Key Consulting in Seattle as a senior project manager.
On July 1, 2008, Michele began a new full-time position as World Languages Program Supervisor for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction in Olympia (http://www.k12.wa.us).
This website is intended to be a resource for sharing information from a variety of projects that Michele has been involved with through her consulting with Anciaux International Communication and as a volunteer in the community.
My brother and sister-in-law Louis and Yari Anciaux live in Panama, where they run exciting eco-venture nature tours. Be sure to check out Panama Jet Boat Explorer!
My aunt Mary Stanton has published the memoirs of her mother, Edna Bruner Bulkley, entitled Siam Was Our Home. For order information, see the Siam Book Flyer (PDF opens in new window).