Michael Posey has served as an educator in the Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) for the past 25 years. Mr. Posey began his career as a history teacher at Westmont High School and then entered administration serving the next 16 years as a Dean of Students at Leigh, a Vice Principal at Branham, a Principal at Westmont, and finally as a Director of Students for CUHSD. After deciding to return to the classroom he has taught history at Leigh for the last four years.
Originally from Monterey, California Mr. Posey graduated from Monterey High School and then attended Monterey Peninsula College where he studied studio art and the art history. Transferring to Cal Poly, SLO, he completed his BA in History. After Cal Poly, he moved back to the bay area, got married to his wife of 28 years (Valerie), bought a home in CUHSD where they raise their son (Ryan - 20) and their daughter (Elizabeth - 17).
During that time, Mr. Posey continued his education at San Jose State where he earned his teaching credential, followed by a Masters Degree in Military and U.S. History, and also a Masters Degree in Education Administration and an Administrative Services Credential.