Mr. Gary W. Appel

Director, Great Lakes Comprehensive Center
Washington, District of Columbia
United States

Focus Areas

Youth Development
Youth Development


Gary Appel is the Michigan state manager for Great Lakes East Comprehensive Center at Learning Point Associates. He provides professional development and technical assistance to the Michigan Department of Education. Appel also directs the Learning Point Associates Lesson Study activities. His areas of expertise include science, curriculum, and professional development design. Appel is a skilled technical assistance provider, group facilitator, and professional developer with more than 30 years of experience in education. He is knowledgeable about adult learning styles, training module development, and promoting collaborative styles of work. Appel earned a master's degree in science education from the University of Michigan.