Marie Breitenstein

Marie Breitenstein is a Science teacher at Chute Middle School in Evanston, IL, where she has taught primarily 6th grade for the past 20 years. She also acts as the 6th grade team leader and is National Board certified in Early Adolescent Science. Prior to this she taught 6, 7, and 8th grade in Schiller Park, IL for 5 years. She also taught post-secondary Science and did teacher training in the Peace Corps in Liberia, West Africa. She has a bachelor of science in biology from Northeastern Illinois University, a masters in educational administration from National Louis University, and an Ed.D. in Curriculum from National-Louis University. When not teaching, Marie enjoys traveling, reading a good mystery, and biking when weather permits.