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.
- Director - Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication
- Alberta Emerald Foundation Judging Panel
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!
- B. A. Environment Sustainability
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
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.
Steve has worked for Inside Education for most of his professional life, after spending his earlier years as a classroom teacher. Steve’s career has seen lots of ’firsts’ - first Inside Education Educator hired, opened our first Calgary office in 1997, and Steve led our first student outdoor education field trip. He was appointed Executive Director in 2006, the first ED after our Founder, Jim Martin. Steve’s other full-time job is looking after two giant dogs and running them through the mountains of the East Kootenays in BC.
- 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award - Alberta Emerald Foundation
- Director - Alberta Capital Airshed