Joanna, who was born and raised in the Midwest, studied earth and environmental science at University of Illinois in Chicago and worked with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, doing conservation work, community outreach and environmental education programs. While studying tropical ecology in Costa Rica, she became determined to learn Spanish and travel, which led her to teaching math and science at a bilingual school in Honduras.
Jeff is the co-founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Summer. He is a former partner and director of Career Explorations, a summer internship program for high school students, and Vertex Academic Services, an educational consulting company. Jeff has a BA from Bucknell University and an MA from Dartmouth College.
Krystal graduated from Appalachian State University with my bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Development and Agroecology and is currently a grad student in Environmental Science. She is passionate about sustainable agriculture, food sovereignty, environmental justice, and soil science.
Alvin is a biology and chemistry graduate from the University of Washington currently living in Madrid, Spain where I’ve been working as a biology, math, and English language teacher. I’ve been involved in sustainability since high school and have continued my education in sustainable practices in local Spanish schools and programs as an educator and outdoor leader.
Annika received her degree in Environmental Engineering from Arizona State University where she focused on environmental water processes. She has experience with private and public agencies involved with environmental protection and has done research on sustainable water practices throughout her university career. Annika participated in the Sustainable Summer @ Dartmouth program while in high school.
Josh holds a Ph.D. from Purdue University. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Humboldt State University where he teaches a wide array of courses in the communication curriculum including public speaking, persuasion theory, creating communication campaigns, communication and social advocacy, argumentation, environmental communication, and rhetorical theory.
Allie currently works as an educator and outdoor program coordinator at Explorations Academy, a small private high school in Bellingham, WA. When not in school, you’ll find her running the trails around the city or baking too many loaves of bread. Her career as an educator began after a series of unexpected events during her… Read More
Rosalie studied sociology and anthropology at Middlebury College with a focus on social and climate justice. Over the past few years she has spent time working for nonprofits that focus on community and youth development at both the local and global levels.
Alex grew up on the east coast of Florida and graduated from Dartmouth College where she studied Environmental Studies and Geography and was involved in the Sustainability Office as an intern working at the organic farm, with dining services, and in various other student initiatives.
Paula has undergraduate degrees in Human Development for Sustainability, emergency medicine, and photography. She has worked as a consultant, researcher, designer, and educator specializing in the implementation of holistic ecological projects. Paula has field experience working with communities in Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica, Argentina, and Chile where she has had the opportunity to collaborate with… Read More
Upon graduating from Cornell College with a degree in Biology Demaceo began pursuing work in the field of conservation. He has worked as an environmental educator and conservation biologist in the US, Honduras, Costa Rica, and the Bahamas.
James was born and raised in New York City and is currently finishing his degree in International Development and Indigenous Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada
Cathy is a Science and Environmental Service Systems (Career and Technical Education) instructor. She is a graduate of Fairfield University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She also has a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from NJ Institute of Technology/Rutgers University- Newark. At NJIT/Rutgers and a second Master of Science degree in Urban Environmental Systems Management from Pratt Institute.