Jack L Northrup has 20 years experience running planetarium shows for public, home, and private school groups as well as public shows for general audiences. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Earth Science Education with minors in Physics and Astronomy. Jack has 15 years experience teaching middle school Astronomy, Technology, and Meteorology in Omaha, NE. Professionally, Jack served as Education Committee Chair for the International Planetarium Society for 6 years. He is also serving his second term as President of Great Plains Planetarium Association.