Michael Mignard

Job Titles


Introduction to Education

Started at Bethel



  • Cedarville University - B.A., 1979
  • Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary - M.R.E., 1989
  • Trinity Theological Seminary - Ph.D., 2004


Michael has a Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction: Distance and Adult Learning. He taught for 22 years in K-12 education and has been teaching at Bethel for 16 years. He has conducted numerous presentations at K-12.

Courses Taught

Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences:

  • EDU200 Introduction to Education

Bethel University Graduate School:

  • EDUC650 Portfolio and Licensing
  • EDUC621 Foundations in Education


  • National Student Teaching Conference at Slippery Rock State University - The work of the Twin Cities Teaching Collaborative
  • National Co-Teaching Conference - Co-Teaching: lessons learned
  • National Student Teaching and Supervision Conference at Westchester State University - Presented data gathered about co-teaching from Bethel's P-12 partners

Certificates and Licenses

Minnesota teaching license

Teaching specialty

Introduction to Education


"I am not afraid of failure; I am afraid of succeeding at things that do not matter." William Carey