Diane St. Jean – 2010 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Diane St. Jean is a reading teacher at Barrington Middle School. She is passionate about bringing subjects together for her students and this fuels her commitment to environmental education and using PLT. After attending a one-day workshop in 2008, Diane participated in our yearlong program called a Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC). Diane developed an …

Susan Cox – 2010 National PLT Outstanding Educator of the Year

Susan Cox received one of five awards as a national outstanding PLT educator. Susan uses and supports PLT at many levels. She served on the NH Project Learning Tree board of directors in the late 1990s, helps to organize and train middle and high school teachers in the Forest for Every Classroom program, trains teachers …

Jon Nute – 2009 National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree

Jonathan Nute, Forest Resources Extension Educator, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Jonathan (Jon) Nute is a professional forester who uses PLT to make the connection between natural resources and education. After growing up in New Hampshire’s forests, he earned an undergraduate degree in history and considered a career in law before returning to …

Ina Ahern – 2008 National PLT Outstanding Educator of the Year

Ina Ahern teaches chemistry, physics, and environmental science at Plymouth Regional High School. A high school science teacher for 25 years, Ina often makes presentations to other educators about how to incorporate the local environment into teaching. In 2006, she was one of a pioneer group of teachers to participate in the yearlong program, A …

Katharine Fralick – 2007 National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree

Katharine Fralick, Professor of Education, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire Katharine (Katy) Fralick has taught at Plymouth State University for 20 years. All of her undergraduate education students receive PLT training to introduce them to various teaching strategies and to help them become comfortable with both the content and skills they will need to teach. …