Alice Garcia, Fourth Grade Teacher, Will Rogers Elementary School, Holly, Michigan
Alice Garcia uses PLT with her multi-ethnic fourth grade classroom at Will Rogers Elementary and has trained the entire staff at the school in PLT. She is known for providing quality environmental education teaching that meets the state’s core curriculum standards. She works with a nearby nature center to bring her students on day and overnight trips and partnered with the center to construct an outdoor trail and garden on the school campus. She also conducts activity-based, hands-on learning during the year-round school’s intersessions.
“Alice is a model of excellent teaching. Strength, organization, and a passion for learning are her commitments.”
– Mike Mansour, Hawk Woods Nature Center, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Alice was named National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree in 2016.