Margo Murphy has been an educator for 37 years. She currently teaches at Camden Hills Regional HS in Rockport, ME and also serves as the sustainability coordinator for the district. Her content focus is earth systems and environmental science and works to engage students in all aspects of climate science. She believes understanding the complexities of climate is essential knowledge for science literate students. She also works with students and student leaders on a variety of climate action and sustainability projects that have earned them state, national and international recognition.
In addition to her teaching she has served on numerous state and national committees. She currently chairs the board of the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance and is an advisor to the STEMTLnet. Previously she served on the Teacher Advisory Council for the National Academies of Science and as a STEM Ambassador for NSTA.
Margo is a Nationally Board Certified teacher and has received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators and SeaWorlds Environmental Educator of the Year.