Mary Larson, MSE

Primary Institution:
Salish Kootenai College
STEM Academy
STEM Academy Director
Current SEPA Project

Mary Larson earned a Bachelor Degree in Science Elementary Education from Brigham Young University and has taught in Idaho and on the Flathead Indian Reservation for almost four decades. In 2012, she received a Master of Science Education degree from Montana State University, with an emphasis on reading and writing in science. Mary has taken advantage of many opportunities afforded by grants through Salish Kootenai College to extend her knowledge in science leadership skills and Native cultural traditions. She also mentored a group of young Native girls for many years, with the encouragement to pursue STEM careers in college. In 2004–2005 she received Salish Kootenai Tribal Teacher of the Year award and again in 2005–2006, she was the recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Tribal District Teacher of the Year.

Associated SEPA Project(s)