Amy Lorenz

Amy first attended a summer program at TSS at age 12, and the experience stuck with her. She taught experiential science in southern California and spent summers studying and teaching marine mammal ecology in the Canadian Maritimes before attending the TSS Graduate Program. …

Alex Sivitskis

Alex Sivitskis (He/Him) – Alex is originally from the small town and glaciated landscapes of Princeton, Massachusetts. After completing his undergraduate studies in Earth sciences, he began a career in environmental education through an AmeriCorps position in Casper, …

Monica Bun

Monica has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. During her time at UMass Amherst, she worked for the International Programs Office assisting students interested in studying abroad as well as international students from across the globe. …

Kelly Gaskins

Kelly grew up on a small family farm in Columbia, Missouri where her love of the outdoors began. Fascinated by people and all the things they can do, Kelly was drawn to “the spark” students have when they use their minds. …

Sharon Laidlaw

Sharon is passionate about using technology for the greater good, amplifying the best aspects of quality in-person learning while increasing educational opportunities for all. In rural Costa Rica, New York City, and Austin, TX, she has served as a district technology lead, …

Kate Gessford

Fascinated by the science of learning, Kate collaborates with students to make learning “stick.” She guides learners to grow their understanding and use it to take action that makes a positive impact in their communities. …

Leslie Cook

Leslie’s interests in science and getting kids outside led her to attend Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center’s Graduate Program in Finland, Minnesota. She completed her Master’s degree at Prescott College focused on understanding how educators connect students to place. …