Great Lake Stewardship Initiative Network


Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Logo

Since 2008, the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI) has been part of a larger statewide initiative, The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI), which seeks to expand K-12 classrooms and improve communities across Michigan through community-based learning.
 
Hubs provide leadership, expertise, professional development for K-12 teachers, and material and financial resources for the collaborative work of teachers, students and community organizations.

Map of hubs

The list of GLSI hubs as listed below

  1. Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition (Eastern Michigan University)
  2. Discovering PLACE (University of Michigan-Flint)
  3. GRAND Learning Network (Michigan State University)
  4. Groundswell (Grand Valley State University)
  5. West Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (Muskegon Area Intermediate School District)
  6. Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative (Inland Seas Education Association)
  7.  Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan)
  8. Upper Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (Superior Watershed Partnership)
  9. Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (Copper Country Intermediate School District)

 

Kids and teacher on field trip

Community Partners

The Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative is partnership of many individuals and organizations working together to prepare Western U.P. students to become knowledgeable citizens engaged in activities that enhance their school, community, and the Lake Superior watershed.

Partners listed in BOLD assist multiple schools