Outstanding Educator
Ken Bowald

Ken is an Associate Dean at the Hocking College School of Natural Resources in Ohio. He implemented PLT into the school’s curriculum.

Outstanding Educator
Cynthia Gardner

Cynthia is Assistant Professor and Elementary Education Coordinator at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. She is one of the state’s most active PLT facilitators.

Outstanding Educator
Joan Chadde

Joan Chadde is the Education Program Coordinator at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan, where she also teaches a course called Communicating Science.


Lab Coats Paint a Thousand Words

Create your own painted lab coats! These powerful visual tools engage students in learning about science and the environment.

Outstanding Educator
Reeda Hart

Reeda Hart, a science outreach specialist at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, Kentucky, helped develop PLT’s Early Childhood curriculum.

Outstanding Educator
Kurtis Koll

Kurtis Koll, a professor of physical sciences at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, created a series of environmental education courses for pre-service science teachers.

Outstanding Educator
Sue Keene

Sue Keene, a teacher in residence at the University of Indianapolis in Indiana, is a PLT facilitator who is helping create a PLT technology guide.

Outstanding Educator
Robin McCartney

Robin McCartney, associate professor at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, teaches science methods to pre-service and PreK-3 teachers and Master’s students.

Outstanding Educator
Gwynne Rife

Gwynne Rife is a professor of biology and education at the University of Findlay in Ohio who facilitates immersive PLT teacher workshops.

Outstanding Educator
Tammy Brown

Tammy Brown is an environmental educator at Casper College in Casper, Wyoming, who teaches pre-service courses and drafted the Wyoming PLT strategic plan.