Team/Partners

Nature Connections Team Members include:

  • Becky Coffelt-Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency
  • Linda Dierking-Retired Educator
  • Jeani Eich-Retired Educator
  • Vicki Hurley-Upper Des Moines Opportunity Head Start
  • Michella Koppen-Upper Des Moines Opportunity Head Start
  • Marcie Lentsch-Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency
  • Jolene Leu-Buena Vista University Faculty Member
  • Mary Jean Montgomery-Retired Educator
  • Deb Pratt-Upper Des Moines Opportunity Head Start
  • Dee Reed-Upper Des Moines Head Start
  • Lisa Roti-Friends of Lakeside Lab
  • Jane Shuttleworth-Iowa Lakeside Lab & Regents Resource Center
  • Connie Siebenbruner-Upper Des Moines Opportunity Head Start
  • Marsha Swanson-Creative Ventures
  • Joyce Vermeer-Northwest Area Education Agency
  • Denise Wasko-Retired Educator

School Districts Participating in the 2017-2018 Young Investigator Program:

Cohort IV, Year 3–Fort Dodge, Gilmore City/Bradgate, Hartley/Melvin/Sanborn, Iowa State University, Okoboji, Sibley, Sioux Central, Spencer, Spencer Sacred Heart, Storm Lake, University of Northern Iowa

Basics of Project Approach-pending