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Kelly Koller

Kelly Koller
Home state: Wisconsin
Grade(s): 3rd and 4th
Subject(s): All (Elementary--Math, ELA, SS, Science)

Ms. Koller uses sense of place to foster community, independence and understanding about the Great Lakes.

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Mick Hamilton

Hamilton-Sullivan
Home state: Minnesota
Grade(s): 9-12
Subject(s): General Biology and AP Biology

We all need to know that what we do on land affects all forms of water. Citizen science projects help students feel they are making a difference.

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Carly Ziegler

Home state: Wisconsin
Grade(s): 7 and 8
Subject(s): Science

Ms. Ziegler connects her students to Great Lakes literacy through teaching at the urban lake in their backyard.

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Mark Koschmann

Home state: Michigan
Grade(s): 6-8
Subject(s): Science

Mr. Koschmann’s classes look forward to having fun while learning how their science applies to their lives and how to present it to others.

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Michael Berenkowski

Home state: Michigan
Grade(s): Grades 7-12

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
Grade(s): 10 through 12

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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