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.
Braeden graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences and Bachelor of Education in Secondary Science from the University of Calgary. With Braeden’s science classroom teaching experience, he strives to bring relevant hands-on learning opportunities to students and teachers alike. He loves “light-bulb moments” from students and encourages everyone to make authentic connections with the real world. Recently, Braeden has joined the Energy and Climate Team with Inside Education, and has been instrumental in leading the C.A.R.S. Air Quality Monitoring Program for numerous schools across the province.
Director - Calgary Region Airshed Zone
Growing up in Calgary and on Vancouver Island, and now living in Edmonton, Julie spends as much time as she can outside, whether that’s hiking, camping, surfing, cross country skiing, or birdwatching. Her love for the outdoors led her to pursue a degree in Environmental Science. While in university, she discovered her passion for Environmental Education, and she loves creating meaningful and memorable experiences for both students and teachers.
Jill has been with Inside Education since 2008. In those days you could find her leading students through Alberta’s forests, co-chairing youth summits, and learning alongside amazing teachers.
After a brief hiatus, Jill hung up her hiking boots and began working behind the scenes as our Operations Manager.
- Acadia School Parent Advisory Society
- Director on the Acadia Community Garden and Art Society
Armed with a degree in Environmental and Conservation Sciences from the University of Alberta, Ilana (she/her) is passionate about all things nature and sustainability. From the vast grasslands, to the mucky bogs, Ilana has navigated all of Alberta’s ecosystems. She loves talking energy, and is eager to share her knowledge and experience in the fields of Land Reclamation and Oil and Gas with students and teachers. In her free time, Ilana can be found reading, hiking, or practicing her photography skills.