Mackinaw Building Room 214
430 N. Capitol
Lansing, MI 48933
Matthew Boeve has served The Early College (TEC) at Lansing Community College (LCC) since the fall of 2011, and was part of the team that welcomed the first cohort of students that year. Prior to TEC, he taught in various places including Countryside Academy in Benton Harbor and Marshall Academy. Mr. Boeve is a certified social studies and has taught a wide range of social studies courses, including history, government/civics, and economics. He has a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a M.Ed. from Grand Valley State University with a focus on curriculum and instruction. Mr. Boeve loves teaching social studies because of all the real world applications and states, "Social Studies is a subject that is alive because history, political decisions, and current events are being made every day. I love having students make those real world connections in order to see that social studies really is worth studying and does have application to their lives.
Anthony Greenburg has served The Early College (TEC) at Lansing Community College (LCC) since the summer of 2011, and was part of the team that welcomed our very first students. Prior to coming to TEC, he taught both Advanced Placement English and English for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at Lansing Eastern High School. Certified to teach English, History, and Anthropology, he holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Cultural Anthropology and an M.A. in Secondary Education from Aquinas College. In 2007 he earned his National Board Certification English Language Arts: Adolescence and Young Adulthood, renewing in 2016. Of teaching and mentoring at TEC, Mr. Greenburg says, "What I most enjoy is to see students enter college courses, especially writing and English courses, confidently and to support them as they become more and more successful each semester. The growth is exponential, and it is rewarding to help students achieve that."
Dr. Schaeffer started teaching at the Early College at LCC in 2020. Previously, she has taught at the secondary and post-secondary level for the last 20 years in the mid-Michigan area including middle school, high school, career technical health program, and private and community colleges, most recently at LCC teaching environmental biology. Dr. Schaeffer earned her Ph. D. in Plant Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University conducting research on plant environmental stress physiology and her B. S. in Biochemistry from the University of Maine-Orono, where she first had the opportunity to do research on potato anaerobic stress. Although her major field of education and teaching is science, she focuses on teaching the whole person and to make science interesting, real and relevant to students' lives.
Ms. Zuniga graduated from Olivet College with a Bachelors of Arts, majoring in Mathematics and minoring in Analytical Chemistry, in addition to obtaining a Secondary Teaching Certificate. She earned her Masters of Arts in Education from the University of Phoenix in the area of Curriculum and Instruction. For over two decades, she has been employed as a Secondary Mathematics Teacher in the greater Lansing area. Ms. Zuniga continues to pursue coursework and professional development opportunities to better her teaching craft and feed her curiosity as a life-long learner. Outside of the classroom, she is active in her local church and civic organizations, serving as a chairperson and spokesperson for her community passions. Ms. Zuniga is an advocate for autism awareness and empowering persons with disabilities. She enjoys reading, crocheting, camping, baking, and spending quality time with her family.