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 PIE program is a collaboration between Minnesota Sea Grant and the Great Lakes Aquarium that provides University of Minnesota Duluth education students with volunteer opportunities to work with

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

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