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New Education Coordinator Begins at Louisiana Sea Grant

Photo: Ali McMillanAlvera (Ali) McMillan has joined Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) as the new education coordinator.

McMillan, a Louisiana native, graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU) with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education. She earned a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and plans to graduate with a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from LSU this fall. She is joining LSG from West Feliciana Middle School in St. Francisville, where she served as an instructional coach, intervention coordinator and 504/School Building Level Committee coordinator.

McMillan has lived and traveled throughout parts of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands, teaching middle school on three continents.

McMillan says, “As an educator and lifelong learner, I look forward to working with students, teachers, researchers and community partners to advance environmental literacy and workforce development through engaging and locally relevant program offerings and education resources.”