Guest Profiles


Michelle Atterby is the executive director of the Vancouver Island Humane Education Centre. She is completing her masters degree in environmental education, and has several professional certifications in animal assisted learning, and animal behaviour and training. Michelle has been facilitating humane education programs focusing on the development of empathy and prosocial behaviour in youth, for the past 16 years. She lives and works at the Eco Wisdom Farm Sanctuary, home to more than 50 farm animals, lovingly cared for as they live out their natural lives, and volunteer to participate in the variety of educational programs offered throughout the year.

Michelle Atterby