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, Wyoming. Alex first joined Teton Science Schools in 2018 as a participant in the graduate program. He completed a Master’s degree in Natural Science Education from the University of Wyoming. From 2019-2021, he was teaching place-based education, GIS, and remote sensing at The Royal University of Bhutan and other nonprofit organizations through a fellowship with TSS.
Alex joined the TSS Field Education department as a lead instructor for the 2022 season. Now returning to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, he is excited to engage with the land alongside students respectfully. His educational philosophy is centered around the implementation of a critical pedagogy of place and inquiry-based learning. He is currently living in Wilson, WY.