Mike Whatley posing with a National Park Service sign

Mike Whatley

Mike Whatley is an emeritus member of the National Park Service. His career spanned four decades and culminated in being Chief of Education and Outreach for the Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate. Since 2015, he has consulted on our curriculum work with the parks.

Mike Viney

Mike Viney

Mike Viney has been a teacher-in-residence at our center for over a decade, beginning with the Rocky Mountain Teacher Education Collaborative (RMTEC) and continuing with our SciTrek summer camp. Mike retired from Poudre School District in 2018.

Jess Quig

Jess Quig

Jess was our first early career TiR in the summer of 2013. She helped with the Every Drop Counts Water Workshop for Hawaiian teachers and our SciTrek summer camp. She also helped us develop the Soil Carbon, Solar Cars, Acid Deposition, and Optics STEM kits.

Dave Swartz

Dave Swartz

Dave has been working with us on the GetWET program since its inception in 2004. He was the 2011-2012 academic year Math-Science Partnership (MSP) TiR and we got to work with him on infiltration activities. Dave retired from Poudre School District in 2017.

Brad Blank

Brad Blank

Brad was the Math-Science Partnership (MSP) TiR for the 2010-2011 academic year and helped us put together the School Water Budget activity. Brad retired from Poudre School District after 20 years in 2018.

Gary Metzger

Gary Metzger

Gary volunteered at the EOC in the spring of 2011. He was instrumental in testing and perfecting the Get Energized STEM kit. He currently teaches with the SOARS program in Thompson School District.

Lisa Pitot

Lisa Pitot

Lisa was another Math-Science Partnership (MSP) TiR (2010-2012) that we got to work with. She helped launch the Noyce Scholar program. Lisa is currently an Assistant Professor in Educational Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

Tom Noel

Tom Noel

Tom was the Math-Science Partnership (MSP) TiR for the 2009-2010 academic year. He helped us launch Phunky Phenology and the School Water Budget Activity. He currently teaches at Polaris Expeditionary Learning School in Fort Collins.