Michelle Kortenaar

Ms. Michelle Kortenaar

Director of Program at the Sciencenter in Ithaca
Michelle Kortenaar

Michelle Kortenaar is Director of Program at the Sciencenter in Ithaca, NY. She has a long history of providing children with opportunities to explore science through open-ended experiences and discovery. Michelle's educational career began as a high school physics and biology teacher in Toronto, Canada. She was also the founding director of a science center at a large residential summer camp in PA. Michelle has been at the Sciencenter since 2010, first working in the Nanoscale Informal Science Network, and then as Director of Education, before her current role.