Dr. June Klees has been an instructor at Bay de Noc Community College since 1997, offering classes on the Escanaba, Iron Mountain, and online campuses. Primarily teaching a variety of history courses, she also has taught classes in the areas of: cultural diversity, education, geography, and the first-year experience. In the early 1990s, she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education (social studies) and Master’s Degree in History from East Stroudsburg University. In the late 1990s, she earned a PhD in History with a certificate in Public History from Kent State University. In the early 2000s, she earned a graduate-level certification in distance education from the University of Wisconsin. She also has been a Quality Matters peer-reviewer of online courses. She has presented and written about Subject-Value Pedagogy, as developed and used in her classrooms, and has produced scholarly works and exhibits in the field of history. She served on the Organization of American Historian’s Committee for Community Colleges, was a finalist for the American Historical Association’s Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award, was a winner of the local Michigan Education Association’s Outstanding Person in Education Award, and was one of Bay College’s Outstanding Faculty Award recipients. Along with her other roles on campus, she served two terms as the chair of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division. She has been involved with a variety of community organizations over the years and is an advocate for civics education, as well as the arts and humanities.