Outstanding Educator
Chanda Cooper

Chanda Cooper, Education Coordinator, Richmond Soil and Water Conservation District, Columbia, South Carolina  Chanda plans activities based on her research into the impact that outdoor, …

Outstanding Educator
David Shelley

David Shelley works to improve the understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of forests and rivers as the education coordinator at Congaree National Park, Hopkins, South Carolina.

Outstanding Educator
Victoria Pasco

Victoria Pasco teaches at the Science Discovery Center at Catawba Trail Elementary School in Elgin, South Carolina, and has used PLT resources since the 1980s.

Outstanding Educator
Matthew Schnabel

Matthew (Matt) Schnabel, a science teacher at White Knoll High School in Lexington, South Carolina, uses PLT to teach AP Environmental Science and other courses.

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
Sandy Gresham

Sandy Gresham, a science teacher and environmental education coordinator, incorporated PLT throughout Lowcountry Preparatory School in Pawleys Island, South Carolina.

Outstanding Educator
Denise Trufan

Denise Trufan is a science lab facilitator for grades K-5 who launched a recycling program at Indian Land Elementary School, Indian Land, South Carolina.