PLT celebrates five outstanding educators who use environmental education to provide children and adults with skills to meet 21st century needs.
Lori came to the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Florida in 2005 and became its first Environmental Education Specialist. She works with groups of …
Our outdoor classroom includes seating for 24 students, as well as bird feeders, bird baths, and native plants that provide food and shelter for wildlife.
Helping kids learn from nature is all in a day’s work for Project Learning Tree’s 2016 National Outstanding Educators. Here’s how they do it.
Karen Johnson Folsom is lead teacher at Nature’s Classroom Environmental Education Center in Florida, reaching 15,000 6th graders each year.
Annie Oxarart is an environmental education program coordinator at the University of Florida in Gainesville, who led Florida’s GreenSchools pilot program.
Robert Raze is a professor at St. Petersburg College in Tarpon Springs, Florida, where he uses PLT to prepare pre-service teachers for their careers.
Rebecca Wolfson is a music teacher at Florida Virtual School in Orlando who advocates for sustainability at schools and leads many local service initiatives.
It’s clear why this Florida school was selected to help pilot the national PLT GreenSchools program.
Strong support for PLT comes from the principal, teachers, and students at this Florida K-8 school.