Outstanding Educator
Usha Rajdev

Usha is an Associate Professor at Marymount University in Virginia who trains her students to utilize PLT’s resources and has led teaching groups to India.

Outstanding Educator
Barbara Dunbar

Barbara Dunbar is the 4-H Environmental Program Coordinator at Virginia Cooperative Extension in Yorktown, as well as a Virginina Master Naturalist.

Outstanding Educator
Amber Hodges

Amber Hodges is a project associate for the Virginia Cooperative Extension in Roanoke, Virginia, who provides programming to about 1,800 K–12 students per year.

Outstanding Educator
Elizabeth Burke

Elizabeth Burke is a parent volunteer and master naturalist in Fairfax County, Virginia, who uses PLT to train parents to be classroom docents.

Outstanding Educator
Brita Hampton

Brita Hampton teaches science to grades 6-8 and is the science coordinator at Star of the Sea Regional Catholic School, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Outstanding Educator
Kari Abbott

Kari Abbott is a classroom volunteer and the volunteer chairperson for the 4-H Junior Master Gardener Project at Virginia Cooperative Extension, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Outstanding Educator
Ellen Reynolds

Ellen Reynolds is the executive director of the nonprofit Beagle Ridge Environmental Education Center in Wytheville, Virginia, and provides educational programs to three counties.