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It is one of my great pleasures as Executive Director to work with the talented, energetic, innovative staff at Inside Education. Our professionals in education, business, communications and human resources work tirelessly to maintain Inside Education’s reputation as a leader in environment and natural resources education…and they are a wonderfully fun group of people on top of all that! It’s my pleasure to introduce them to you…

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We have our own secret energy source, and it’s called Kathryn. She energizes and inspires the entire education team, with her incredible vision and positivity. Kathryn is an enthusiastic, experienced science educator, who loves to play a role in creating aha moments for others. When light bulbs start going on, you know Kathryn is in her element, engaging others in learning. Which makes the future bright and full of promise.

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As a youth at 4-H summer camp, Jayme’s world opened up to environment, sustainability and community issues. She learned the importance of education and shared perspectives. Jayme loves watching people’s faces light up when they make important connections, and see the world in a new way. It starts with the opportunity to explore and discover. That’s the promise behind every sunrise, and the reason Jayme wakes up every morning

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André is the type to always see the potential for awesomeness is any situation. He is constantly inspired by the untapped potential of young people in our communities. He is eternally motivated towards developing more opportunities for youth to become larger contributors to society and our world, in general. Plus, you can ask him anything about coffee and he’ll likely have the answer.

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We have our roots in forest education, which brought Laura to our door. Laura is an impressive and competent educator, completing her double Masters in both environmental management at UNB, and science in forestry and agriculture at the University of Eastern Finland. She is a leader, mentor and teacher in both team sports and the classroom. Laura brings a unique perspective and depth of experience to our part of the woods.

 

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Chloe brings a range of communication experience to the Inside Education team ranging from non-profit, corporate and government. She has provided leadership, great ideas and new direction to the team! When Chloe isn’t surfing the interwebs, you can find her hanging with her husband, Dan, son, Jack and pup, Walter.
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Natalie is an educator out of the Edmonton office and her professional passion is sharing her excitement about nature with students!  She has a background in Conservation Biology and Secondary Education and has found her dream job in a place where she can be the fun class guest and teach the topics she loves the most.  Born and raised in Alberta, Natalie loves the summer in Edmonton, cats, camping, and knitting, and her favourite field trip activity is pond dipping!

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Adean comes from Edmonton and spent her childhood exploring the great outdoors that Alberta has to offer. Adean took her love of nature and applied it to her studies. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Alberta, and then moved abroad to study for her Master of Science in Forest and Nature Conservation from Wageningen University. Adean is super excited to use her passion and knowledge of the environment to inspire the next generation. Her hobbies include hiking, camping, skiing, or nerding out about Star Wars.

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Colin is the Calgary Forest Educator for Inside Education, he also works with our partner organization Work Wild on forestry career education. Colin has always loved spending time outside and in Alberta’s forests. Colin attended Mount Royal University and earned a Bachelor of Applied Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership. Through university, he found his passion for inspiring young people and taking them outside. Nowadays when he isn’t learning with kids in the forest you can find Colin gardening, fly fishing, skiing, or riding one of his numerous bikes – road, mountain, cyclocross, he does it all!

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Mila was born and raised in Calgary and has spent her summers working in parks all across Alberta. She nerds out when talking about Alberta wildlife and ecosystems, and her happy place is on a ridge in the backcountry with a good pair of binoculars. Mila studied Environment & Sustainability Geography at UBC Vancouver. Mila loves to teach, learn and share her enthusiasm for energy and natural resources, and is so happy to work alongside such a knowledgeable, positive and inspirational group of Educators at Inside Education! 
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