Elementary Educator and Northern Illinois University adjunct (both retired) Owner – The Science Roadshow, education outreach specialist
Illinois, United States
Betty has recently retired from a 35-year career in elementary teaching, and 10 years as an adjunct professor at the university level. Three expeditions to Antarctica have focussed on education outreach, working alongside scientists at McMurdo Station. Other projects include coordinating a teacher exchange program between US and Swedish educators, working with Polar Educators International, teaching in Zambia with A to Z Literacy Movement, and a student expedition to Arctic Svalbard. Betty is the recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. Her business, The Science Roadshow, provides opportunities to teach through presentations promoting lifelong learning in science.