Jonathan Griffith

Education & Outreach Associate, Curriculum Developer

Jonathan Griffith


Jon Griffith is an Education and Outreach Associate at CIRES.  He works on several projects at CIRES as a curriculum developer, including the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) international. Prior to joining the CIRES Education and Outreach, Jon was most recently a middle school life science and physical science teacher at Mount Elden Middle School in Flagstaff, Arizona. Before becoming a classroom teacher, Jon was a graduate student at Northern Arizona University (NAU), receiving an MS in geology studying lake sediments as a proxy for past climate and environmental change. He earned a MAT-S (Master of Arts in Teaching Science) and NAU and a BS in Geology at Union College. He is passionate about connecting students to the natural world through authentic and engaging science curriculum.


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