Our Team

Michelle Fizer Peterson

Manager, Alumni & Community Engagement

Michelle Fizer Peterson is the Manager, Alumni & Community Engagement for Bank Street College of Education.  Previously, she engaged with donors through fundraising and cultivating relationships as Director of Development and Communications for The Diller-Quaile School of Music. Formerly a broadcast journalist, Michelle enjoys telling the heartfelt stories of charitable organizations and leading people to support them.

Her varied experience ranges from organizing underrepresented students in arts management, for the Hunter Mellon Arts Fellowship at Hunter College, to stewarding parent volunteers as Peartree Preschool Parent Liaison. Michelle received her BA from Howard University and her MS in Nonprofit Management from Columbia University, SPS.