Outstanding Educator
Sara Ivey

Sara Ivey is the Executive Director of the Oklahoma GreenSchools Program at the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, where she advocates for environmental education.

Outstanding Educator
Jan Forrest Kent

Jan Forrest Kent promotes environmental education as a program manager at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, at Columbus State University, in Columbus, Ohio.


Exploring Forestry as a Career

A forester explains what the life of a forester actually entails and how she inspires students to explore jobs that will take them outside.

Outstanding Educator
Lilly Goodman-Allwright

Lilly Goodman-Allwright is an education consultant and owner at Alaska Insights in Eagle River, Alaska, who implements environmental education activities for adults and students.

Outstanding Educator
Shelley Flanary

Shelley Flanary is a park interpreter at Cossatot River State Park in Wickes, Arkansas. She relies on PLT resources to educate adults and children.

Outstanding Educator
Robert Carter

Robert (Bob) Carter is an outdoor and environmental education instructor at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, who has used PLT for over 30 years.


Why Teach Outside in Winter?

Teaching outside year-round is a rewarding experience for students of all ages. Teachers in Maine share how to make winter outdoor learning safe and fun.