Marte Kitson

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Professional Title
Environmental Literacy Extension Educator

What I do for Sea Grant

  • Manage the Center for Great Lakes Literacy project.
  • Oversee the Partners in Education project.

Areas of Interest

  • Great Lakes science and teacher professional development.
  • Watershed education.
  • Water quality, ecology, and aquatic invasive species.


M.S. - Biology
University of Minnesota Duluth
B.S. - Biology
University of Minnesota Duluth
Psychology and Sociology
Gustavus Adolphus College

Outreach Projects

The Center for Great Lakes Literacy (CGLL) helps create a Great Lakes-literate public capable of effectively contributing to the environmental, economic and social sustainability of the Great Lakes

The Partners in Education program is a collaboration between Minnesota Sea Grant, the University of Minnesota Duluth

The 2022 Sea Grant Great Lakes BioBlitz will take place from April 22, 2022 to May 20, 2022. Stay tuned for more details!

Sea Grant's shipboard science programs transform teachers into motivated Great Lakes educators.

The Students Ask Scientists program enables teachers to provide their students in grades five to 12 with an opportunity to ask questions of working scientists.

News Releases

2022 Great Lakes Sea Grant Superior Shipboard Science Workshop