Gary Koppelman

Blissfield, MI | Years Taught: 1973 – Present

Gary believes that the art of teaching is creative and requires lifelong learners who make a positive impact on the community in which they live as role models. Mr. Koppelman also believes that giving and inspiring children with resourceful academic tools to accomplish and fulfill their life’s aspirations is an integral part of his responsibility as a teacher.

Additional Recognition

  • 2013 • Shell Science Teaching Award – National Science Teachers Association/Shell Oil Company
  • 2012 • Special Tribute Teacher Award (State of Michigan)
  • 2009 • Great Lakes Green Energy Award
  • 2008 • Walter P. Chrysler Co. “Closing the Gap in Education Award”
  • 2004 • Golden Apple Teacher Award (Channel 24 TV, Toledo, Ohio)
  • 2003 • Special Tribute Teacher Award (State of Michigan)
  • 2002 • Educator of the Year Award (Phi Delta Kappa, Lenawee Chapter #1460)