A large, diverse Title 1 public school and a small, private school in Houston both use PLT’s GreenSchools program to meet the needs of students.
Michael Murphrey, a staff forester for the Texas Forest Service in Lufkin, Texas, educates the public about conservation, especially invasives like the southern pine beetle.
A successful service-learning project is more than just volunteering—it involves students applying knowledge and skills to make a difference in their communities.
Beatrice (Bea) Long teaches eighth grade science at Seabrook Intermediate School, Seabrook, Texas, and is a science teacher mentor at the Environmental Institute of Houston.
Ginger Boswell is a substitute teacher in Magnolia, Texas, who invites school groups to visit her forestland and leads PLT activities for pre=service educators.
Melanie Cornelius is an elementary science instruction specialist in Frisco Independent School District, Frisco, Texas, who helps teachers in 22 schools deliver science education.
Auburn Carpenter is the education projects manager at Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, where she uses PLT in a vidoconferencing series to reach students.