Michelle Carr
Michelle Carr
Executive Director for Learner Experience


Room:LB 131

About Michelle

Michelle is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in education, learning and development, and leadership roles. With a strong background in training management, she has held positions in academics and business, where she developed comprehensive training programs and facilitated employee development initiatives. Most notably, she spearheaded the creation of leadership development programs and effectively managed team members to enhance organizational learning capabilities.

Professional Experience

Learning and Development Leader

  • Created cohort model for successor leadership development
  • Enhanced and strengthened new employee onboarding programs
  • Launched new learning management systems
  • Assembled employee training libraries
  • Partnered with multiple departments for cross-functional projects

Academic Advisor

  • Advised online graduate and undergraduate students
  • Created and launched advisor development sessions
  • Earned Excellence in Advising award
  • Collaborated with many units to strategize for student success

College Professor and Instructional Designer

  • Provided online and in person instruction for business, communication, and IT
  • Developed engaging content and lessons for online and in person learning
  • Served as lead facilitator for business courses

Content Creator

  • Created, organized, and published content for corporate and educational web sites
  • Set up alumni online career program for matching alumni mentors with students
  • Prepared online registry for alumni communication enhancement and connection


Master of Arts (MA) in Adult and Community Education

Ball State University

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Western Governors University

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Political Science

Ball State University


  • Certified Professional in Talent Development, ATD CI – The ATD Certification Institute
  • Shafer Leadership Academy, Emergence
  • Academy of Community Leadership, Muncie Chamber of Commerce/Ball State University
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator, CPP, Inc.
  • Predictive Index Practitioner, The Predictive Index

Volunteer Work

  • Shafer Leadership Academy, Board Member and Programming Committee Chairperson
  • Habitat for Humanity, Women’s Build Volunteer
  • Animal Rescue Fund, Volunteer
  • Home Savers of Delaware County, Indiana, Past President and Secretary
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana, Inc., Volunteer
  • United Way, Loaned Executive
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness – Delaware County, Indiana, Past Secretary