Robin McCartney, Associate Professor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
Robin McCartney teaches science methods classes to pre-service teachers, as well as to current PreK-3 teachers and those seeking master’s degrees. She first began using PLT with students as a classroom teacher at Grolee Elementary School in Opelousas, Louisiana. She has also worked closely with Chitimacha School in Clarenton, which involved helping the community re-discover the language of this Native American people. Robin has published articles and made presentations on how she has used PLT in many different settings.
Robin was named National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree in 2010.