Staff & Leadership

Leadership  The Education Operating Committee provides governance and leadership to Project Learning Tree. The committee’s responsibilities include: Recommending goals and policies for PLT and other educational …

Why Environmental Education is Important

“Environmental education provides important opportunities for students to become engaged in real world issues that transcend classroom walls. They can see the relevance of their …

Southeastern Forests and Climate Change

PLT’s newest secondary module teaches about climate change impacts on forest ecosystems, carbon sequestration, strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to changing climatic conditions.

GreenSchools Investigations

Engage students in STEM as they investigate their school site, energy use, water, waste and recycling practices.

Municipal Solid Waste

Through hands-on experiences, high school students discuss waste management strategies and solutions and learn about the interrelationships of natural resource use, waste generation and disposal.

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.

Teaching and Learning Ecologically

Education is my passion, and I am fortunate to enjoy it as a career. As Manager of Education Programs with the Project Learning Tree (PLT) national office in Washington, D.C., I help create PLT’s PreK-12 activities and design professional development programs for educators. For nearly a decade, I have been immersed in the field of environmental education.