CURRICULUM DESIGN & PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
With more than twenty-five years teaching in the environmental education field and a strong background in writing, we can help with your curriculum needs. Whether you need background content, completed lesson plans, curriculum ideas and/or supporting teaching materials, we can help.
PRESCHOOLS We design and deliver comprehensive thematic nature curriculum to four area preschools throughout the school year. Schools include Seaside Nursery School, Marblehead Children's Center, St. Andrews Cooperative Nursery School, and Fairwind Learning Center.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS As the Garden Coordinator for Coffin/Bell Elementary School in Marblehead, MA we design and deliver hands-on garden-themed lessons seasonally to first and second graders (fall & spring). In spring of 2020 we will expand to the kindergarten program at Eveleth Elementary School.
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ACES (Aspen Center for Environmental Studies)
During my tenure as the Education Director for the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies in Aspen, Colorado, I expanded our class and field programs to several schools and school districts providing comprehensive classroom and field environmental education programming. School partners included: Aspen Country Day School, Aspen Community School, Basalt Elementary School, Crystal River Elementary School, and Glenwood Springs Elementary School.
During my Trustees tenure, I was the Educator at Appleton Farms, a 1,000 acre flagship property in Ipswich, MA. As the first full-time educator, I was responsible for developing all education and outreach curriculum, programs, materials, and events including a comprehensive agriculture and nature-based programs to serve area schools, a 4H program and supporting curriculum, preschool programs, summer camp programs, adult workshops, and signature events. As the Engagement Manager to Crane Estate and Appleton Farms, I oversaw all Appleton programs as well as all existing and new Crane Estate programs including the Picnic Concert Series, Historic House Tours, Beach Programs, SummerQuest Camp, and signature events.