Michael attended UC Davis and earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Biological Sciences. He attended Chapman College to earn his teaching credential and National University to earn his Master of Science in Educational Administration. Finally, Michael attended the California Association of School Business Officials Mentor Program to become a Certified Business Official.
Michael taught and coached at Lincoln High School in Lincoln Unified prior to spending the last 25 years in Calaveras Unified School District as a teacher and coach, Assistant Principal at Calaveras High, Principal at Valley Springs Elementary, Principal at Calaveras High, and Assistant Superintendent of Business Services.
Michael resides in Angels Camp with his wife Rhonda, a history teacher at Calaveras High School. He has two grown children Bryson and Bryn.
Michael is definitely looking forward to being an active part of the Tuolumne County schools system. The community has been so welcoming, the students are amazing and the staff is top notch. He is highly blessed to join the Summerville team. Go Bears!
Michael S. Merrill
Summerville Union High School District