Margaret Mangan is an award-winning educator whose teaching experience spans 36 years and grades 1 through 8 in Wisconsin schools. Most recently, Margaret taught science at Whitefish Bay Middle School, and prior to that was a science specialist for elementary schools in Whitefish Bay. Operating from a cart, Margaret traveled to forty-one classrooms a week to teach hands-on science to first through fifth graders. Drawing from inquiry, constructivist, and brain-based learning models, Margaret uses a variety of teaching strategies that address diverse learning styles. In addition to working with students, Margaret presents hands-on science workshops for educators. Margaret has a Master’s of Education in professional development with an emphasis in science education from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.