Science Director Bio
Science Director Lynette Reiner graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor’s of arts degree in history with a minor in interdisciplinary anthropology and a Master’s of arts degree in Zoology from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio. She has volunteered at the Akron Zoo as an animal interpreter. Lynette has interned at the Jewish Community Center in Akron, teaching K-12 literature and history. She also completed an internship at the Summit County Historical Society in artifact restoration and as an archive specialist. She has worked at Inventure Place in Akron, teaching hands-on science activities to children and adults, and has participated at the Flux Gate dig site at Ft. Laurens in Bolivar, OH. Before being promoted as Science Director in July 2008, Lynette served as Discover World Weekend Manager at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum.
Lynette is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist, certified by Ohio State University and Project Wild Facilitator for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. She is the Board President of Oceans Ohio and is also a member of the Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitation Association.
Currently Lynette teaches 2 online courses in zoology through Eliademy.com and Udemy.com.