Gretchen Brinza, Fifth and Sixth-Grade Science Teacher
Gretchen Brinza is currently teaching fifth and sixth-grade science in Chicago Public Schools. She has spent her teaching career in various science and engineering teaching positions in grades K-8th. She is always willing to learn more about three-dimensional learning and the positive impact it has on student learning in science. Gretchen participated in the MSU-Urban STEM and Leadership Fellowship. She is a recipient of the 2016 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (K-6 Science, Illinois) and the 2017 Illinois STEM Educator Award.
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