Dave Kobel

Dave Kobel

Dave Kobel is a 2022-2023 Michigan Collaborative Teacher Leader, and a 9th grade science teacher and Coordinated School Health Team Chair at Ypsilanti Community High School. He focuses his Life Science course on integrations with health education, literacy, and abolitionist practices. Prior to starting with Ypsilanti Community Schools, Dave worked in multiple school districts and in youth workforce development. Dave was named American School Health Association Dr. Robert Synovitz Emerging Professional (2021); and Association for Education Finance and Policy Pre-Doctoral Fellow (2021). He serves on the American School Health Association Board of Directors, chairing the Committee on Leadership & Recognition. Dave holds a BSEd in Biology from Central Michigan University, an MPH in Health Behavior & Health Education, and an MA in Educational Leadership & Policy, both from the University of Michigan.