Photograph of science teachers during a Gulf Coast workshop
{top: 225, left: 50} Science teachers workshop on Mississippi's Gulf Coast
Photograph of science teachers attending an ecology workshop
{top: 50, left: 50} Science teachers exploring along Mississippi's Gulf Coast
Dr. Ken Rhinehart and colleagues
{top: 225, left: 50} Dr. Ken Rhinehart and colleagues
Photograph of students collecting environmental data on school campus.
{top: 50, left: 50} Students collecting environmental data at their school
Photograph of science teachers during a Gulf Coast workshop
Photograph of science teachers attending an ecology workshop
Dr. Ken Rhinehart and colleagues
Photograph of students collecting environmental data on school campus.
Dr. Betsy Sullivan

2015 Presidential Award for Excellence

Dr. Betsy Sullivan, Science Education alumna 2011, was selected for the 2015 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching from the state of Mississippi.

Photographed on the right of Mathematics Teacher Awardee Jenny McCrory Simmons.

Denise Thibodeaux - MS Science Olympiad Coach

Denise Thibodeaux is a USM alumna, a winning Mississippi Science Olympiad coach, and the 2017 Mississippi Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year! Denise’s team from Cathedral Academy in Natchez won first place at the Mississippi Science Olympiad at USM in March; she took her first place team to the National Science Olympiad Tournament in Dayton, OH, in May; and won a Lockheed Martin Coaching Excellence Award to attend the Science Olympiad Summer Institute in Phoenix, AZ, in July. She will accept her Biology Teacher of the Year award at the National Association of Biology Teachers Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO, in November 2017.

CSME Graduate Classes

Graduate students canoeing the Leaf River to take water quality measurements.