Center for Great Lakes Literacy Education and Training Program 2018-19

Attention Educators!
Join Pennsylvania Sea Grant in a unique education and training opportunity for 2018-19 

This opportunity is limited to 10 teachers

 Deadline is June 15 - so act fast! 


CGLL teachers studying shoreline erosion
2015-2016 CGLL teachers studying shoreline erosion
  • Combine Great Lakes experiential science education and service learning opportunities for grades 4-12
  • Qualify for up to $1450 in teacher stipends and funds to use for student field busing, classroom materials, substitute pay (must be approved in advance)
  • Receive teacher tested Great Lakes curriculum and stewardship project ideas related to multiple watershed water quality issues, food webs, wetland and habitat restoration, emerging contaminants, invasive species, and more 
  • Use the weekly Erie Times-NIE/PA Sea Grant environment page as a resource for students so they can stay up to date on Great Lakes and Lake Erie issues and share papers with their families 
  • Highlight your student projects in the weekly Erie Times- NIE pages throughout the year 


Requirements for possible acceptance: 

  1. Teach in grades 4-12
  2. Completed application received by June 15, 2018
  3. Attend a full-day workshop (Stipend for attending)
  4. Agree to conduct a school International Coastal Cleanup and data collection as one service-learning project in Sept/October
  5. Conduct a second service learning project
  6. Participate in a Great Lakes Awareness Day 


CGLL Flyer and application

Marti Martz 
E-mail (preferred):

301 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505
814-217-9011 ext. 104


Main Office: Tom Ridge Environmental Center 301 Peninsula Dr., Suite 3 Erie, PA 16505 814-217-9011