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Dale J. Rosene

To his colleagues, he is known simply as an extraordinary teacher. With 30 years of experience as a middle school teacher, Mr. Rosene is an innovator whose projects have energized and enriched his students' understanding and appreciation of science, mathematics and technology. Among his many accomplishments is the Alaska Great Lakes Project in which more than 40 students from Marshall Middle School travel to Alaska every year as part of a comprehensive science experience that deals with such topics as glacial formations and growth patterns of rain forests.

Honors and awards for his teaching are numerous and impressive. In 1996, he was presented the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. He also is a past Michigan Middle School Level Science Teacher of the Year, Marshall Teacher of the Year, and the recipient of the Calhoun Area Intermediate School Board Association Professional Award. The National Science Teachers Association presented Mr. Rosene its Distinguished Teaching Award in 1987 and its Middle Level CIBA-GEIGY Creative Teaching Award in 1990. In addition to his teaching, he has authored many educational materials over the years, including three issues of the teachers' guide to the Scientific American television program.

Mr. Rosene graduated from Michigan State University in 1969 with bachelor's degree in general science. He received a master's degree from MSU in 1971.

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