Outstanding Educator
Dawn Hammon

Dawn Hammon incorporates environmental education into her kindergarten classroom at Center for Inquiry in Indianapolis, Indiana, through numerous indoor and outdoor projects.

Outstanding Educator
Michael Sustin

Michael (Mike) Sustin teaches environmental science and chemistry at West Geauga High School in Chesterland, Ohio, and has traveled to the Arctic as a fellow.

Outstanding Educator
Alan Sowards

Alan Sowards develops and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in science education at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Outstanding Educator
Will Bollwerk

Will Bollwerk implemented a partnership with PLT to introduce environmental education into all 84 Head Start preschool classrooms in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Outstanding Educator
Annie Oxarart

Annie Oxarart is an environmental education program coordinator at the University of Florida in Gainesville, who led Florida’s GreenSchools pilot program.

Outstanding Educator
Michael Hotz

Michael Hotz is a science teacher at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas, who focuses on environmental education and leads his school’s Green Team.

Outstanding Educator
Jennifer Edwards

Jennifer Edwards is the lead science teacher at Ronald Brown Academy in Detroit, Michigan, where she inspires students through PLT lessons and field trips.

Outstanding Educator
John Hunt

John Hunt is a professor in the Teacher Education & Leadership program at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, and is committed to environmental education.

Outstanding Educator
Lisa Saunders

Lisa Saunders teaches fifth graders at Bicentennial Elementary School in Nashua, New Hampshire, and promotes the use of the PLT curriculum.