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

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

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