Charlotte (they/she) is a settler born and raised at the foot of the Rockies, who now calls Amiskwaciy (Edmonton) home. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Conservation Biology from the University of Alberta and has always loved spending time among the moss in the boreal forest. Charlotte can be found rock climbing or canoeing the North Sask in the summer, and cross-country skiing most winter weekends! Previously, they have worked throughout northern Alberta and are excited to serve the students and teachers of the Peace Region.
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
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.
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.
- Member-at-large on the Athabasca Watershed Council
- Laurier Heights Food Forest Steering Committee Co-Chair
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!