Paula Hougan

Residence: Rockford, IL/Lac du Flambeau, WI

Career: Retired school teacher

Paula taught all ages, from birth to post-grad in her career.  Her particular interest in bilingual special education was developed as an undergradulate double major in French and Spanish, with graduate studies in Education and Child Development   She has presented at both national and international events.

Personal: Paula has been a member of the Discovery Center for several years and has been extremely impressed with their programs, facilities, and Bird Club.   Having volunteered as a Discovery Guide in the Nature Nook, she looks forward to using her Master Naturalist training to help families connect with the natural world.

With her husband Dave and their two sons, John-Paul and Peter, they have vacationed in the Northwoods for decades. Paula calls it a truly enchanting setting