Jennifer Price

Jennifer created Excel Enrichment II LLC in 2006 as a fundraiser for her daughters’ fifth grade end of the year party. Since then, the name has changed to Nuts About Science and has grown to thirteen schools in Michigan. Jennifer received a B. S. in Aquatic Ecology from the University of Michigan in 1995 and her teaching certificate in 2005 from Eastern Michigan University. She loves to share her passion for science, especially environmental science, to students of all ages by being very active with the Climate Reality Group of Washtenaw County. ​

Elizabeth Nitz

​Elizabeth began teaching with Nuts About Science in 2012. She has become the backbone of Nuts About Science Michigan. Elizabeth earned a B. S. degree in Psychology from Michigan State in 1993 and a teaching certificate in 1998 from Eastern Michigan University. She has two daughters and along with her Mechanical Engineer husband enjoy performing many at home science experiments. Elizabeth shares her love of marine animals by donating and maintaining marine reef tanks in two Livonia schools. She is active in the PTA and has held board positions for the last five years. In her spare time Elizabeth loves to apply her knowledge of behavioral psychology by training her octopus and fish.

Brenda Anderson

Brenda joined Nuts About Science in 2013. Brenda has had a love for science since receiving her first microscope at age 7. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor of art degree in elementary education in 2003.  Since then, she has worked at New Morning School in Plymouth as an elementary teacher, science teacher, and summer science camp instructor. Since becoming a stay at home mom, Brenda enjoys putting together science experiments at home with her daughter and neighborhood friends.

Michele Gradinscak

Michele joined Nuts About Science in 2013 and has been a wonderful addition. She earned a Bachelors degree from Michigan State University and has one beautiful daughter. Michele also teaches at the Detroit Science Center and loves to develop new and creative experiments.