Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

MARJORIE (MARGE) PORTER has completed extensive graduate work in the field of Environmental Education and she taught environmental science at the high school level for over two decades. Marge is passionate about the need to involve young people in authentic science investigation, knowing that it is essential to their overall development and eventual career choice. Marge truly enjoys opportunities to work with and support educators in their efforts to encourage science exploration and inquiry in their classrooms. She is a graduate of the rigorous "NGSX" Science Exemplar mentor training program and conducts professional development seminars in environmental science, both regionally and nationally. She is the author of Strengthen Your ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Program: Practical Strategies (Grades 6-12), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Awesome seminar! I learned so much and have a ton to share with other teachers and students at my school. Thank you, Marge!”

“I appreciated the diversity of ideas presented and the focus on science at a middle/secondary level. I have many new ideas to try in my classroom.

“Marjorie is an expert in the subject and I am leaving with many valuable ideas. I appreciated her enthusiasm and flexibility.”

“Wonderful seminar! I learned so much and I am excited to share this information with my department team and my students. Thank you for a very enriching seminar!

“This seminar was very informative and I left with a huge tool box of strategies I can use immediately in my classroom. I cannot wait to get started!”