Outstanding Educator
Dave Shafer

Dave Shafer uses the outdoors to teach a range of STEM topics to students at Skiles Test Elementary School in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Outstanding Educator
Susan Snyder

Susan Snyder creates and leads programs for K-12 students in ecology and soil science at Ogden Nature Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Outstanding Educator
Anne Mannarino

Anne Mannarino directs Project SWIRL (Standards Within Real World Learning) at Regent University in Providence Forge, Virginia, which helps K-12 teachers of science.

Outstanding Educator
Kevin Doran

Kevin Doran, a natural science educator with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, uses PLT as a cornerstone of his programs with children.

Outstanding Educator
Alice Garcia

Alice Garcia uses PLT with her fourth grade classroom and trained the entire staff at Will Rogers Elementary School in Holly, Michigan, in PLT.

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
Deanna Kinziger

Deanna Kinziger teaches ecology and other sciences at Lewiston High School in Idaho, as well as two dual-credit courses with Lewis-Clark State College.