Mik holds a Master of Education in Psychology from Springfield College and has over 14 years of experience leading residential programs combining academics and therapy. Mik spent over 7 years with a premier wilderness therapy program, serving as field guide, shift director, program director, and executive director. Mik served as director of the second oldest therapeutic summer camp in the country for 3 years prior to joining the Shortridge team. In his role as Head of School, Mik oversees all school operations.
Mik also represents Shortridge on the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs – Best Practices Committee, is President of the University of New England Alumni Council, and a Board Member and volunteer with Mount Washington Valley Adaptive Sports.
Mik and his wife are parents of an outdoor loving toddler and live in New Hampshire, where he is an avid birder and skier.