Outstanding Educator
Deanna Kinziger

Deanna Kinziger teaches ecology and other sciences at Lewiston High School in Idaho, as well as two dual-credit courses with Lewis-Clark State College.

Outstanding Educator
Michael Sustin

Michael (Mike) Sustin teaches environmental science and chemistry at West Geauga High School in Chesterland, Ohio, and has traveled to the Arctic as a fellow.

Student Sustainability Group Leads Reforestation Effort

“Students for Sustainability” are working to reduce the carbon footprint of their high school and community in Washington State. In a relatively short amount of time, they’ve already revitalized local reforestation efforts.

Outstanding Educator
Michael Hotz

Michael Hotz is a science teacher at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas, who focuses on environmental education and leads his school’s Green Team.


Recycling Myths Busted

What does the recycling symbol represent? If you answered, “reduce, reuse, recycle”, that is incorrect! Read on for more recycling myths busted…

Teaching and Learning Ecologically

Education is my passion, and I am fortunate to enjoy it as a career. As Manager of Education Programs with the Project Learning Tree (PLT) national office in Washington, D.C., I help create PLT’s PreK-12 activities and design professional development programs for educators. For nearly a decade, I have been immersed in the field of environmental education.