The Center for Great Lakes Literacy

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Upcoming Events and Opportunities

EPA R/V Lake Guardian prior to departing port in Alpena

2023 Shipboard Science Workshop aboard US EPA’s R/V Lake Guardian on Lake Ontario – Application Open!

Educators from across the Great Lakes are invited to join the Center for Great Lakes Literacy and scientists from the US EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office for a once-in-a-lifetime, free opportunity to live aboard an EPA research vessel to assist scientists and bring the Great Lakes back to their classrooms!

From July 6-12, 2023, fifteen formal and non-formal educators of students in grades 5-12 from throughout the Great Lakes watershed will be immersed in Great Lakes science, research, and pedagogy on the open waters of Lake Ontario. Applications are due February 13, 2023. Interested participants can learn more and submit their application here. 

Great Lakes Literacy Education Exploration

GLLee opportunities are an introductory collection of resources and partners assembled in three easy steps to help teachers and youth explore Great Lakes Literacy through place-based education and stewardship opportunities in your school and community! Learn more and sign up for the 2022-23 GLLee opportunities here.