Kevin Doran, Natural Science Educator, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Augusta, Maine
Kevin Doran joined the Maine Forest Service as natural science educator in 1999. He has used PLT as a cornerstone of his programs with children throughout the state. He has been involved with Maine’s Forest Inventory Growth program, co-authored the Environmental Literacy Plan, and actively supported Envirothon. He has been instrumental in training more than 90% of the Maine Forest Service’s field and office staff in PLT, helping them to increase their outreach to others in their communities. Kevin leads annual PLT workshops for pre-service teachers at five colleges in the state.
“What makes Kevin exceptional is his drive to gain a deep understanding of how people learn to improve how he and others perform as educators.”
– Keith Kanoti, Forest Manager, University of Maine, Augusta, Maine
Kevin was named National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree in 2016.