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Dawn McCotter

Van Andel Education Institute
Teacher Programs Manager
Grand Rapids, MI
Dawn devoted over 12 years to teaching science at Grand Haven High School with multiple classes including Earth Science, Physics, Astronomy, and Project Science. During her tenure, Dawn had the opportunity to work with diverse learners, from various academic and personal backgrounds. She started her career as a Science Olympiad coach and proceeded to become heavily involved in curriculum and instruction for the district. Dawn served as a district Design Team chair for eight years and a member of the Balanced Assessment team at Grand Haven High School for six years, in which she was chair for her last three years.