Micah Daniels

Special guest

Micah Asdzaa Toaheedliinii Daniels is a 5th Grade General Ed. teacher at Montezuma Creek Elementary School. She is Water Flows Together Clan (Navajo) and is born for the Northern Arapaho Tribe. Micah graduated from Dartmouth College with her Bachelor of Arts in Native American Studies and Education. Her passion and work centers culture and language revitalization and being trauma-informed in the classroom. Prior to teaching full time in the classroom, Micah worked in her home community's elementary school as a Behavioral Interventionist where she quickly became the school-wide PBIS Coordinator. As the coordinator, she was able to draft and implement culturally relevant school wide expectations and social skills classes that center the Beauty Way teachings of the Dine. During her five years at San Juan School District she was nominated by peers as both Employee of the Year and Teacher of the Year. This most recent summer, Micah spoke at the Wyoming Department of Education's Native American Education Conference about Indigenizing Trauma-Informed Practices in the classroom. In her free time, Micah sits on the board for Dine Nizhoni Inc, a nonprofit with the goal of implementing community language/culture revitalization programming in Southern Utah. She loves to read, trail run, and coach basketball.

Micah Daniels has been a guest on 1 episode.