Ms. Lyndsey Manzo | Ohio Sea Grant

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Ms. Lyndsey Manzo

Education Specialist, Stone Laboratory

About Manzo

Ms.  Lyndsey Michelle Manzo

Ms. Lyndsey Manzo

Education Specialist, Stone Laboratory.

As an Education Specialist for Ohio Sea Grant, Lyndsey facilitates Great Lakes curriculum, literacy and teacher professional development initiatives regionally and nationally. Lyndsey is also a Science Curriculum Specialist for Westerville City Schools with 15 years of high school science teaching experience.


Lyndsey Manzo is active in both the informal and formal education sectors. She has undergraduate degrees in Wildlife Biology and Science Education and an MS in Natural Resources (Environmental Education). She holds a Lead Professional Educator License in Integrated Science, along with Master Teacher Certification and a Teacher Leader Endorsement.

As an Education Specialist for Ohio Sea Grant, Lyndsey leads many of the efforts related to Great Lakes literacy, develops curriculum, facilitates teacher professional development at Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory and other Great Lakes science facilities, and is involved in grant writing and program evaluation initiatives across the basin. She also represents Ohio Sea Grant in various regional capacities such as the GLRI-funded Center for Great Lakes Literacy, and nationally as a Board Member in the Sea Grant Education Network and National Marine Educators Association.

As a Science Curriculum Specialist for Westerville City Schools, Lyndsey coordinates grades 6-12 science curriculum integration and multiple district STEM programs, coaches teachers as they work to improve instructional strategies, and works with community liaisons on special science initiatives for the district. She was previously a science teacher at Westerville North High School; for 15 years she taught a broad range of classes with students across the academic spectrum from introductory science for English Language Learners and special needs students to Advance Placement Biology and Environmental Science. Additionally Lyndsey is an Adjunct Instructor for Ashland University where she teaches science inquiry courses for novice teachers, and a member of the Columbus MetroParks Education Advisory Board.