Leadership and Community


The Seaborg Center provides leadership for mathematics and science education by:

  • Participating in the initiatives of the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network
  • Serving on the Executive Board of the Michigan Science Olympiad.
  • Working with Marquette-Alger RESA to coordinate professional development in Marquette and Alger Counties.
  • Coordinating activities through the Upper Peninsula Center for Educational Development and the four other Mathematics and Science Centers in the Upper Peninsula
  • Sponsoring the mathematics and science components of the Educators’ Fall Conference
  • Brokering educational services through the NASA Educator Resource Center Network
  • Promoting participation by faculty members at Northern Michigan University in mathematics and science programs for K-12 students and professional development for teachers

Community Involvement

The Seaborg Center offers programs of interest to families

  • Presentations by NASA Solar System Ambassador
    Local Solar System Ambassador: Scott Stobbelaar offers free programs to Marquette County schools. To arrange a visit, contact Scott Stobbelaar at 906-225-0959
  • Programs presented in cooperation with the Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society
  • Community Science nights offered by the science departments at Northern Michigan University
  • Distance learning opportunities through Northern Michigan University's audio-visual department

The Center cooperates with formal and informal educational agencies to bring science and mathematics programs to the community