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Haub School of Environment
and Natural Resources
Bim Kendall House
804 E Fremont St
Laramie, WY 82072
Phone: (307) 766-5080
Fax: (307) 766-5099
Email: haub.school@uwyo.edu

Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming


Colleen Bourque

Photo of Colleen Bourque, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources Administrative Associate

Administrative Associate

Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

(307) 766-5306  |  cbourque@uwyo.edu  |  Kendall House, Rm 107

 

Education

MS Natural Science (Education), University of Wyoming

MA Instruction, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Graduate Program of Teton Science Schools: Place-based Education and Field Ecology

BA English, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

BA French, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Background and expertise

As administrative associate at the Haub School, Colleen assists the dean, oversees administrative tasks, provides project leadership, coordinates front-line reception operations, assists with implementing faculty policies and procedures, and is a liaison with the Haub School Advisory Board.

Colleen has worked throughout the West and Midwest helping connect people and place. In Michigan she coordinated a Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative hub. The hub partnered K-12 teachers with professional development opportunities and local resources to guide students through relevant community-based environmental learning in the Lower Grand River Watershed. As a middle school teacher on Montana’s Blackfeet Indian Reservation, she frequently led students on excursions into Glacier National Park. Colleen has also supported place-based education programs in Grand Teton National Park through her work as an instructor and project coordinator at the Teton Science Schools.

Selected publications and conferences

Bourque, C. & Houseal, A.K. (2020). Lessons Learned from Museums: Family Learning in National Parks. In J.L. Thompson & A.K. Houseal (Eds.), America’s largest classroom: What we learn from our national parks (pp. 221-243). University of California Press.

Bourque, C., Houseal, A. K., Welsh, K., Wenger, M. (2014). "Free-choice family learning: A literature review for the National Park Service." Journal of Interpretation Research, 19(1), 7-29.

Posthumus, M., Bourque, C., Sevigny, L., Marckini-Polk, L. (2015, March). "Students to Stewards: Shaping Science Education Through Community Partnerships." Presented at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference. Chicago, IL.

 

Haub School of Environment
and Natural Resources
Bim Kendall House
804 E Fremont St
Laramie, WY 82072
Phone: (307) 766-5080
Fax: (307) 766-5099
Email: haub.school@uwyo.edu

Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming


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