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 …

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 …

Lisa Saunders – 2014 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Lisa Saunders, fifth-grade teacher from Bicentennial School in Nashua has been named NH Project Learning Tree Educator of the Year.  She will receive the award at the NH Project Learning Tree Annual Celebration on May 8th.  The celebration featuring Mary Holland, naturalist-photographer and author of the book and blog Naturally Curious will take place at the Puritan Conference …

Noelle Dearborn – 2013 Outstanding Educator of the Year

The New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Board is pleased to present Noelle Dearborn is a half time kindergarten teacher at Effingham Elementary School as Outstanding Educator of the Year.  She is part of the team from the Governor Wentworth School District that are participating the Math Science Partnership with the New Hampshire Environment and Education …

Kyle Langille – 2012 National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree

Kyle Langille, Principal, Bicentennial Elementary School, Nashua, New Hampshire Kyle Langille has led Bicentennial Elementary and its staff to integrate environmental education throughout the curriculum. Under her leadership, Bicentennial participated in a three-year partnership with New Hampshire PLT called “Connecting Schools to People and Place,” and she ensured that the effort would be sustained after the …

Anjali Longan – 2012 Outstanding Educator of the Year

On May 3rd, Anjali Longan graciously received the NH Project Learning Tree’s 2012 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award.  Anjali is a NH Project Learning Tree (NHPLT) Early Childhood Facilitator and Preschool Teacher at Chapel School in Nashua.  She is pictured here with her two daughters, who were also in attendance to show their support. …

Diane St. Jean – 2011 National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree

Diane St. Jean, Seventh and Eighth Grade Reading Teacher, Barrington Middle School, Barrington, New Hampshire It was Diane St. Jean’s passion for integrated learning that first brought her to PLT. A reading teacher at Barrington Middle School in Barrington, New Hampshire, she attended her first workshop in 2008 and immediately saw the potential in using PLT with …