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Judith Painter

Judith Painter, an eighth-grade geography teacher at Andrew Lewis Middle School, has been selected as one of this year’s Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows in recognition of her commitment to geographic education.

The 2018 Fellows, a group of 40 highly respected educators from the United States and Canada, will embark on global expeditions on board the Lindblad Expedition ships – National Geographic Explorer, National Geographic Endeavour ll and National Geographic Sea Lion for a hands-on experience for professional development.

“When I found out I was chosen for an expedition to Antarctica, I was floored and in a state of simultaneous shock and elation,” says Painter. “Immediately, my thoughts jumped from what I was going to see and do and then to how would I bring my passion in this experience to my classroom…



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