Teacher Features

Bob Thomson

Home state: Michigan

Michigan Elementary Science Teacher of the Year, Bob Thomson (Alpena), inspires Great Lakes learning, community connections, and student stewardship.

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Hannah Evans

Home state: Pennsylvania

Hannah is a Biology and Environmental Science Teacher at Fort LeBoeuf High School in Waterford, PA. She inspires both her student and colleagues!

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Pam Evans

Home state: Illinois

Pam is a 6th Grade Math, Science, and Social Studies teacher at Jefferson Elementary School in Charleston, Illinois.

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Michelle Howe

Home state: Wisconsin

Michelle is a 6th Grade Science and 6th-8th Grade Agriscience from Lodi, Wisconsin, a landlocked town in Columbia County.

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David Johnson

Home state: Minnesota

Dave's tireless enthusiasm for science has made him a regular at CGLL-sponsored training and a leader in place-based Great Lakes education.

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Sandy Cunningham

Home state: New York

Sandy Cunningham is a middle school science teacher at Nichols School in Buffalo, NY and an active partner in CGLL programs.

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Steve Park

Home state: Indiana

I shatter any notions they have about science being a static subject where they simply sit and absorb information.

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Lynn Kurth

Home state: Wisconsin

The students I teach are the folks who are going to make important decisions regarding the future care of the Great Lakes.

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June Teisan

Home state: Michigan

I have found that authentic, exhilarating, challenge-based learning wins out every time and has brought science to life for urban middle school students in my district.

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Patrick Day

Home state: Minnesota

This past July I had an amazing opportunity to spend a week on the EPA’s R/V Lake Guardian ship on Lake Erie.

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