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Michelle Willenbrock, MRC, CRC
Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation

Michelle Willenbrock MRC-CRC started her career with Vocational Rehabilitation in the year of 2007. She currently holds a specialized caseload for D/HH (deaf/hard-of-hearing) in the surrounding St. Louis areas/ West St. Louis office.  She earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Science from St. Louis University in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  She later received her Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Maryville University. 

She started her journey in education and public service by working as a paraprofessional for Special School District where she served teachers and students with disabilities.  She also part of the RCD (Rehabilitation Counseling for Deaf) team. Statewide the D/HH VR team is also passionate about serving the deaf community.   Her mission is to continue to advocate, empower, provide educational opportunities, and provide public service to those with disabilities. The highlight of her career was when she got selected by New York Times for an interview on COVID and social distancing for the Deaf community.

She is honored to be a part of the MRA Eastern Chapter.   She also enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and friends.  She is also a baseball and a beagle mom.  Her favorite hobbies are swimming and scrapbooking.  She also enjoys spending time on her farm located in Illinois.