Team Members and Contributors

Curriculum Development

Adam Blankenbicker
Curriculum Development Consultant, American Geosciences Institute

Luke Bowman, PhD
Curriculum Development Assistant, Michigan Technological University

Gregg Bluth, PhD
Curriculum Development and Implementation Associate, Michigan Technological University

Brian Danhoff
Curriculum Development Assistant, Michigan Technological University

Matt Hoover
Curriculum Development Consultant, American Geosciences Institute

Barbara McIntyre
Curriculum Development and Outreach Associate, Michigan Technological University

Tony Matthys, PhD
Curriculum Development Associate, Michigan Technological University

Doug Oppliger
Curriculum Development Associate, Michigan Technological University

Ed Robeck, PhD
Director of Curriculum Development and Implementation, American Geosciences Institute 

Stephanie Tubman
Coordinator of Curriculum Development and Implementation, Michigan Technological University 

Lindsey Watch
Curriculum Development Assistant, Michigan Technological University

Professional Learning

Megan Coonan
Professional Learning Associate, Saginaw Intermediate School District

Jen Lenon
Professional Learning Associate, Midland Public Schools

Cindy Lysne
Professional Learning Assistant, Michigan Technological University

Lisa Nelson
Professional Learning Assistant, Michigan Technological University

Shawn Oppliger
Professional Learning Specialist, Michigan Technological University 

Certified Mi-STAR Professional Learning Facilitators

Joan Ancona, Brighton Area Schools
Jessica Ashley, Oakland Schools
Diana Ballout, Dearborn Public Schools
Sarah Barnes, Brighton Area Schools
Robert Beneson, Almont Community Schools
Christine Borg, Brandon School District
Van Bosman, Independent
Diana Bowman, Kearsley Community Schools
Yonee Bryant-Kuiphoff, Kalamazoo Public Schools
Jean Buller, Independent
Greg Busse, Sparta Area Schools
Christine Butler, Grand Traverse Academy
Jeanane Charara, Dearborn Public Schools
Susan Clark, Utica Community Schools
Landry Coffey, Jenison Public Schools
Sarah Coleman, Muskegon Area ISD
Noelle Collis, Bloomfield Hills Schools
Kathy Coppens, Independent
Tracy D'Augustino, Michigan State University Extension
Amy Deller-Antieau, Ann Arbor Public Schools
Jennifer Derby, Forest Hills Public Schools
Emma Distelrath, Utica Community Schools
Audrey Edwards, Farmington Public Schools
Mike Fine, Ottawa Area Intermediate School District
Mike Gallagher, Oakland Schools
Christine Geerer, Grosse Pointe Public Schools
Linnea Gibson, Northern Michigan Learning Consortium
Kendall Grazul, Jenison Public Schools
John Gregg, Walled Lake Consolidated School District
Tiffany Grove, Fenton Area Public Schools
Nancy Haddad, Dearborn Public Schools
Kaitlin Hares-Rich, Ishpeming Public School District No.1
Margaret Hendrickson, West Bloomfield School District
Stacy Hengehold, Midwest Management Group, Inc
Debra Wilson Jewell, Grand Blanc Community Schools
Dawn Kahler, Kalamazoo Public Schools
Angela Kanerva, Pinckney Community Schools
Shannon Kaplan, Kearsley Community Schools
Connie Kennedy, Bay City Public Schools & SVSU Math & Science Center
Jamie Kimber, Lake Orion Community Schools
Mitchell Klett, Northern Michigan University
Michelle Krentz, Caledonia Community Schools
Jennifer Lenon, Midland Public Schools
Andrea Lockwood, Clarkston Community Schools
Janet McCasland, School District of the City of Pontiac
Samantha McGregor, Flushing Community Schools
Barb McIntyre, Independent
Julie Mallia, Brighton Area Schools
Lesley Markus, Utica Community Schools
Amber Miller, Oak Park Schools
Morgan Minisee, Kalamazoo Public Schools
Lara Minnear, Zeeland Public Schools
Gayle Moise, Vicksburg Community Schools
Bill Montgomery, Jackson County ISD
Wendy O'Keefe, Brighton Area Schools
Lisa Ogiemwonyi, Wayne RESA
Amy Oliver, Allegan Area Educational Service Agency (AAESA)
Shawn Oppliger, Independent
Chuck Palosaari, Adams Township Schools
Jennifer Pera, Adams Township Schools
Emily Petroske, Fitzgerald Public Schools
Ashley Poole, Kalamazoo Public Schools
Anne Prill, Lapeer Schools
Chris Prill, Lapeer Schools
Jaime Ratliff, Lapeer Schools
Melissa Renko, Dearborn Public Schools
Terrie Robbie, Saginaw Township Community Schools
Laura Ruelas, Kalamazoo Public Schools
Kelly Sanborn, Montrose Community Schools
Jacqueline Sander, Grand Haven Area Public Schools
Annie Schave, Flat Rock Community Schools
Jennifer Schlenkert, Lamphere Schools
Kelley Senyszyn, Avondale School District
Kim Smith, MiSTEM Network Central U.P./Seaborg Center, NMU
Wendy Smith, St. Johns Public School
Chris Standerford, MiSTEM Network Central U.P./Seaborg Center, NMU
Colleen Stamm, Farmington Public Schools
Erin Tafoya, Utica Community Schools
Megan Throm, Berkley Schools
Joseph Trommater, Clare-Gladwin RESD
Minna Turrell, St Clair RESA
Jenny Vandaele-Coury, Lenawee Intermediate School District
Allison VanDriessche, Bay City Public Schools
Wendi Vogel, Kent Intermediate School District
Andrea Williams, West Bloomfield School District
Bo Winkler, Independent
Monica Wyrwicz, Rochester Community School

Research and Evaluation

Kerry Englert, PhD
External Project Evaluation Specialist, Seneca Consulting Company, LLC 

Brian Gane, PhD
Assessment Specialist, University of Illinois at Chicago

Amanda Gonczi, PhD
Director of Research, Michigan Technological University 

Christer Karlsson, PhD
Statistician, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 

Chris Wojick, PhD
Director of Internal Project Evaluation, Michigan Technological University 


Allison Hein
Financial Coordinator, Michigan Technological University

Jacqueline Huntoon, PhD
Project Lead and Principal Investigator, Michigan Technological University 

Marianne Semones
Administrative Assistant, Michigan Technological University

Chris Wojick, PhD
Project Director, Michigan Technological University 



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Mi-STAR was founded in 2015 through generous support provided by the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation. Mi-STAR has also received substantial support from the National Science Foundation and the MiSTEM Advisory Council through the Michigan Department of Education.