Ken Bergwerff holds a BA in elementary education from Calvin College and earned his master’s in teaching from Grand Valley State University. He taught in Redlands, California, from 1978 to 1983 and at Sylvan Christian Middle School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from 1983 to 2001. He was an adjunct professor at Calvin College from 1999–2001 and joined the faculty in 2001. During his tenure there he has developed both an introductory biology course and an earth science course specifically for elementary education majors at Calvin, and for the past several years, has been active with providing in service training to middle school teachers in the US and Canada.
Ken has contributed to CSI science curriculum projects, verifying the accuracy of scientific information and providing support and assistance.