Michelle Venditti is a math teacher and data specialist at Metropolitan Diploma Plus High School in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a public transfer high school serving students who are overage and under-credited. Metropolitan is a small, socially and academically supportive, full-time high school designed for students who have fallen behind or are at risk of dropping out. There, Michelle is responsible for tracking and verifying all student data related to state and city accountability. She collaborates with school leaders to make decisions about student supports and interventions and is responsible for supporting teachers in better understanding how to use data and assessment in instruction. Michelle also serves as a Senior Common Core Fellow for the New York City Department of Education and a Math for America Master Teacher. Her ultimate career goal is to be a part of the development of a school where she can successfully support the diverse learning needs of both teachers and students.