Stacey Burroughs – 2018 NHPLT Outstanding Educator

Stacey Burroughs, Grade 6 Science Teacher, Newport Middle-High School, Newport NH Stacey has been teaching for 20 years, with the past 14 years in Newport. She teaches 6th grade science and serves on an several advisory boards including Engineering and Horticulture. She is one of the teacher/facilitator for Newport’s Envirothon team, and began working with NH …

Ellen O’Donnell – 2017 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Ellen O’Donnell from Deerfield Community School as the 2017 Outstanding Educator of the Year. Ellen, an 8thgrade science teacher, received her award in a special ceremony at her school on June 7. Ellen has been engaged with Project Learning Tree for several years, coordinating trainings for the staff at her K-8 school and engaging in …

Project Learning Tree And Sustainable Forestry Initiative Join Forces To Expand Youth Environmental Education Programs

WASHINGTON, DC – The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that SFI has become the new home of Project Learning Tree (PLT). PLT is an award-winning environmental education program that uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase youth understanding of the environment and actions …

Deerfield Teacher named New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Outstanding Educator of the Year

Concord, NH – June 13, 2017 – New Hampshire Project Learning Tree has chosen Ellen O’Donnell from Deerfield Community School as the 2017 Outstanding Educator of the Year. Elle, an 8th grade science teacher, received her award in a special ceremony at her school on June 7. Ellen has been engaged with Project Learning Tree …

NH Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants Announces the 2017 Grant Recipients

PRESS RELEASE NH Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants Announces the 2017 Grant Recipients Concord, NH-The New Hampshire Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants, a collaboration that supports schools wishing to link the school curriculum and their students with the local environment, is pleased to award over $6,000.00 in action grants to these schools. Beech Hill School, …

New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Announces Winners of Outdoor Classroom Grants

New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Announces Winners of Outdoor Classroom Grants Concord, NH – May 19, 2016 – New Hampshire Project Learning Tree is pleased to announce the winners of the Outdoor Classroom Special Fund grants. Each winner will receive a $250 grant to develop or improve outdoor classrooms for their students. These recipients received their …

Andy Fast – 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year

As described by UNH Cooperative Extension, “Andy is being recognized particularly for his work leading the “Walk in the Forest” program at schools in his service area. A “Walk in the Forest” brings students to a nearby forest—often on school grounds—to learn about forest ecosystems. The field days most often consist of four stations where students …

Lisa Saunders – 2015 National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree

Lisa Saunders, Fifth Grade Teacher, Bicentennial Elementary School, Nashua, New Hampshire Lisa Saunders was part of New Hampshire PLT’s Connecting Schools to People and Places program, which began in 2007 and helped develop an outdoor classroom, among many other initiatives. She is known for her innovative and effective strategies to teach students about water systems. She …

Ruth Smith – 2015 Outstanding Educator of the Year

New Hampshire Project Learning Tree is pleased to announce that Ruth Smith has been honored as the New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Outstanding Educator of the Year! “Never have I met an individual more dedicated to children and the environment.” begins the nomination from a NH teacher. “Ruth has touched the lives of thousands of …

New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Announces Winners of 2015 Outdoor Classroom Grants

New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Announces Winners of Outdoor Classroom Grants Concord, NH – May 13, 2015 – New Hampshire Project Learning Tree is pleased to announce the four winners of the Outdoor Classroom Special Fund grants. Each winner will receive a $250 grant to develop or improve outdoor classrooms for their students. These recipients will …