Collaborate. Innovate. Educate.
DEANNE TROTTIER of Pequot Lakes ISD#86 is our 2022-23 Innovative Teacher of the Year!
Deanne started a new environmentally focused STEM( E-STEM) program at Eagle View Elementary School in 2022. Most of her days are spent giving students unique, hands-on learning experiences outdoors.
“The best thing I can do as a teacher is to be a learner myself. I am always reading, always on the lookout for things that will spark curiosity, wonder, excitement and questions. The innovative process is never done!”
What is ISP?
ISP is a nonprofit inspiring innovation in public school classrooms. We do this by providing matching funds for classroom innovation grants through local nonprofits in Region Five.
To inspire innovation in education by encouraging community collaboration and creating resources.
A growing community of educators who prioritize innovative educational opportunities for all students in Region Five.