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Cheri Leach

Cheri Leach

East Jordan, MI

Cheri Leach is founder, CEO and program officer of Raven Hill Discovery Center.

She has a major in biology and a minor in chemistry from Albion College in Albion, Michigan. She earned a Masters in Science Education through the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In 1991 she was a National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) Exemplary Facilities Award winner. Also, in 1991, Cheri was an American Association of University Women Eleanor Roosevelt Fellow. She currently teaches graduate classes for teachers through Central Michigan University, as well as professional development classes and student classes at Raven Hill and through the Center’s Outreach programs. A science teacher since 1968 and science workshop presenter since 1987, Cheri is a mentor to students & teachers interested in sciences & connections to all aspects of our lives.

Member of: Jordan River Arts Council, Little Traverse Conservancy, American Association of University Women, East Jordan Historical Society and Raven Hill Discovery Center.



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    Support from operational grant award
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    Support from operation grant award