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
Jane Ulrich

Jane Ulrich teaches fourth grade at Sunny Hills Elementary School in Issaquah, Washington, where she led the creation of a school trail and garden.

Outstanding Educator
Cherie Wyatt

Cherie Wyatt teaches life science and physical science to grades 7 and 8 at Burlington Middle School, Burlington, Colorado, and helps them teach younger students.

Outstanding Educator
Rob Marohn

Rob Marohn teaches fifth grade science and language arts at Bay View Elementary School in Duluth, Minnesota, where he created an after-school forest club.

Outstanding Educator
Ina Ahern

Ina Ahern teaches chemistry, physics, and environmental science to grades 10-12 at Plymouth Regional High School, Plymouth, New Hampshire. Her career spans 25 years.

Outstanding Educator
Susan Ward

Susan Ward teaches science to seventh graders at Whittemore Park Middle School in Conway, South Carolina, where she helped correlate PLT materials to state standards.

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
Kathryn Roberts

Kathryn Roberts teaches science to grades 9-12 at Lakeside High School in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where she created the school’s first outdoor classroom.

Outstanding Educator
Summer Zephyr

Summer Zephyr is a media specialist at A.D. Harris High School in Panama City, Florida, where she sponsors projects focused on native species.