• Engaged Educators
    Work with fellow teachers to inspire and be inspired.

Connecting students, communities, and nature.

Groundswell helps engage students in community-based projects to enhance learning and foster the next generation of environmental stewards to our Great Lakes.

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Groundswell is a coalition of community partners that creates opportunities for hands-on environmental learning for students throughout Kent County, MI.
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Upcoming Events

Groundswell Orientation
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Groundswell Orientation provides a foundation for teachers interested in becoming part of the Groundswell network. This orientation will introduce you to the concept of place-based education and give you the knowledge to begin implementing PBE practices in your own classroom. If you are interested in registering for this event, please contact Clay Pelon, pelonc@gvsu.edu.

Groundswell is housed within the Grand Valley State University College of Education and is supported by the following donors:

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