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UW-Green Bay Education Outreach

Merkel , Lisa

Lisa Merkel earned her Bachelor's Degree of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. She has been at Green Bay West High School since 2001, where she is currently teaching Physical Science, team-taught Physical Science, and Chemistry. The effects of poverty on learning was the focus of her Master's Degree in Education, which she obtained from UW-Green Bay in 2010. She currently teaches two graduate classes on children and poverty to area educators and professionals through the UWGB Outreach Program. She contributes her expertise on the effects of poverty on learning in a variety of programs at Green Bay West High School including, AVID, S3 teaching teams and Student Council. She was awarded the Herb Kohl Foundation Fellowship Award for teaching in 2016.


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