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Liz Potter-Nelson

Experience and Interests


  • Assistant Professor, University of Maine at Farmington (2022-present)
  • Stevens Point Area Public School District, Stevens Point, Wis. (2016-2021)
  • Community High School District, Antioch Ill. (2007-2016)
  • Chicago Public Schools,  Chicago, Ill. (2006-2007)

Research Interests

  • Sustainability Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Sustainability Competencies

Presentations and Publications


Liz Potter-Nelson
Global Affiliate Scholar - Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability


Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability
UW-Stevens Point, 2020

M.A.T. in Science Education
Iowa State University, 2006

M.S. in Physics
Iowa State University, 2005