Mare Sullivan has taught science to a variety of ages of students, from elementary through adult learners. At Bellevue Christian School in Bellevue WA she taught 7th grade science, physical science, biology, chemistry, environmental science, and marine biology. She enjoys the process-oriented aspects of The POGIL method, watching her students grow in self-reflection and interpersonal skills as they master course content. Mare is a member of The POGIL Northwest Regional Network. She teaches an intensive POGIL activity writing course in Seattle each summer, has served as a POGIL writing consultant for an NSF grant (Washington State University / University of Montana), and was a contributing author to the Flinn POGIL Activity books for high school biology and chemistry. She has facilitated dozens of local, regional, national, and international POGIL workshops for preschool through post-secondary instructors. Mare earned a B.S. in biological sciences at Stanford University and an M.S.P.H. in environmental health at the University of Washington. She currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Seattle Pacific University School of Education, coaching graduate students during their secondary science teaching internships.

Mare Sullivan

Diversity Coordinator