Michael Bachicha


MA Education, Ed.D. Education


Michael Bachicha has a BA in English from Stanford University, a MA in Education from San Francisco State University, and an ED.D from USC-Rossier School of Education. He received his single subject and multi-subject teaching credentials at SFSU. He has trained in reading instruction through the UC Berkeley Reading Development institute, spoke at the 2005 Oxford University Roundtable on undiagnosed vision issues affecting learning, and attended Writers' Workshop training through a district partnership with Columbia Teachers College funded by the Robert Noyce Foundation.


Michael spent 30 years in public education. Fifteen years as a public high school and middle school teacher. He taught primarily in a traditional classroom and traditional school setting though he also worked as an alternative high school teacher. Michael also served as a middle school assistant principal, an elementary school principal, charter school director, and a school district and Santa Clara County official in his fifteen years as a public school administrator.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • I love to hike the trails near my home and to walk to the beach with my three dogs.
  • I am an avid cook and love finding new recipes but I also love to create something based on what I have on hand.
  • I have three children, 2 boys and a girl, and two stepchildren a boy and a identifies as non-binary.