Educator spotlight: Q&A with Emilia Odife, 2017 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

Each year, National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions select a group of highly respected educators from the United States and Canada as Grosvenor Teacher Fellows in recognition of their commitment to geographic education. As the 12th group of National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows prepare to embark on their expeditions, 2017 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Emilia Odifereflects on her experience with the program.

Emilia is a high school biology and anatomy teacher at Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami, Florida, where she also serves as a project adviser for the school’s Field Studies Program, focusing on coral ecology and restoration. Read the Q&A below to find out how the Grosvenor Teacher Fellows program enhanced her knowledge with hands-on, field-based experiences and how it changed her classroom.


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