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Leigh Peake

Leigh Peake
Chief Education Officer
Gulf of Maine Research Institute

In her role as Chief Education Officer at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Leigh Peake works with K through 12 teachers and students across the state to nurture scientific literacy and water stewardship in the next generation of Mainers.

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute’ located in Portland, accomplishes this through hands-on science learning experiences in the lab, in the field and in the classroom. Participants leave with a better understanding and appreciation of the nature of science.

To learn more about Leigh’s background and her great work at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, visit