Teacher Features

Michael Berenkowski

Home state: Michigan

Mike Berenkowski’s favorite teaching moments are when his older students work alongside younger students to share knowledge and love for Lake Huron.

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Michele L. Huppert

Home state: Wisconsin

Michele Huppert, a teacher from west-central Wisconsin, has inspired students to investigate and value the natural world for over 20 years.

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John Gensic

Home state: Indiana

Infusing Great Lakes topics in curriculum helps students gain an understanding of the local ecosystem, a sense of place, and the role of stewardship.

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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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