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Jackie Grundberg (She/Her)Elementary Instructional Guide

Jackie Grundberg holds a Montessori EL I-II AMS credential with 11 years of Montessori classroom experience and 23 years in the education field. She earned her Bachelor’s in Environmental Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Masters of Ed in Instructional Technology. Her teaching credentials from Washington and Maryland are at the secondary biology and middle level. Since 2018, she has worked with CGMS as an Instructional Guide, Field Consultant, and Practicum Advisor.

Prior to her teaching career, she worked as a wildlife biologist in Colorado, New York, Cameroon, and Kenya. She is the creator of Backpack Sciences©, a monthly Montessori science curriculum membership to help elementary educators implement ready-to-go, hands-on, inquiry-based science lessons. Backpack Sciences© combine her experience as a wildlife biologist, Montessori classroom teacher, and teacher educator all in one place.