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.
Sixth grade students at Glenvar Middle School in Salem, Va., built raised beds and cooked their own food. This “Project Produce” has encouraged healthy lifestyles in the classroom and at home.
Barbara Dunbar is the 4-H Environmental Program Coordinator at Virginia Cooperative Extension in Yorktown, as well as a Virginina Master Naturalist.
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.
Elizabeth Burke is a parent volunteer and master naturalist in Fairfax County, Virginia, who uses PLT to train parents to be classroom docents.
Brita Hampton teaches science to grades 6-8 and is the science coordinator at Star of the Sea Regional Catholic School, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Kari Abbott is a classroom volunteer and the volunteer chairperson for the 4-H Junior Master Gardener Project at Virginia Cooperative Extension, Williamsburg, Virginia.
Ellen Reynolds is the executive director of the nonprofit Beagle Ridge Environmental Education Center in Wytheville, Virginia, and provides educational programs to three counties.