Michelle Ederer resides in Skaneateles and has lived in the district for six years. She and her husband, Jon, have two children, both enrolled at State Street Intermediate School. She is President of the Skaneateles Elementary Parent Teacher Committee and has served on the board for the past four years in various roles.
Michelle graduated from South Jefferson Central School in Adams, New York. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and a Master of Science degree in Pathology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Michelle completed her Physician Associate degree from Yale University School of Medicine. She most recently earned her Doctor of Medical Science degree from the University of Lynchburg. Her doctoral thesis, “Comparing Mindfulness-Based Interventions with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Youth with Anxiety Disorders,” was recently accepted for publication. Michelle has practiced family medicine, school-based health, emergency medicine, urgent care, child and adolescent psychiatry, and pediatrics. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics. Currently, Michelle practices as a Physician Assistant at WellNOW Urgent Care in Fairmount, New York. She is a Past President for the New York State Society of Physician Assistants and served as Governmental Affairs Chair, Secretary, and President-elect. She has chaired numerous committees and is an active member of the Scholarship Committee. Ederer is a former House of Delegates Representative for the American Academy of Physician Assistants. As the Academic Coordinator for the Le Moyne College Physician Assistant Program, Michelle led the program’s transition to a web-based learning platform. As a Board Member she will utilize her healthcare, grant-writing, and teaching experience to focus on instructional technology, curriculum development, improving the health, safety, and wellness of students and procurement of art and educational grants to benefit academic enrichment opportunities for the district. Michelle hopes that her broad experience will allow her to continue to advance excellence in education for all Skaneateles students and best serve our community.