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Michelle Coriasco

Michelle Coriasco, Instructor

Social Work, Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Michelle Connell-Coriasco is from Herrin, Illinois and has been a School Social Worker at the Herrin Elementary School for 26 years. She is currently a Virtual Coach for the Illinois Education Association and has worked as an Education Resource Consultant for the Franklin/Williamson Regional Office of Education. Michelle has been an adjunct instructor with SIUC for 6 years and field instructor for university interns for over 20 years. She is also an SEL/REACH Team Leader for Herrin Elementary School.


Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, IL 62901
Educational Administration, MSED – May 2010
Administration Certificate Type 75

Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, IL 62901
Master of Social Work, MSW – May 2000
School Social Work Certificate Type 73

Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, IL 62901
Bachelor of Science, BSW – May 1997
Major: Social Work
Minor: Psychology



  • IASW School Social Worker of the Year


  • SIU Alumni Achievement Award


  • SIU Field Instructor of the Year