Conni Crittenden recently left the elementary classroom after 47 years with the Williamston Community Schools. Additionally, she spent 6 years teaching TE 803 for Michigan State University’s College of Education. Conni serves on several boards of science and math organizations, works with the local science center, does consulting, and mentors new teachers. She is a Presidential Awardee in Elementary Science and a Christa McAuliffe Fellow. Conni holds a BS from Michigan State University with majors in science/math and fine arts, as well as a Master’s Degree in Fisheries and Wildlife from MSU.