We welcome the participation of anyone interested in helping us learn and teach about the urban ecosystem of Baltimore; K-12 teachers, informal educators, in-service teachers or teachers of future educators.
Dr. Berkowitz instructs teachers during the 2009 BES Teacher Institute.Photo: Bess Caplan
The BES Education Leadership Team
Members of this team participate in monthly conference calls to provide guidance and support for BES education work.
Dr. Alan Berkowitz – Education Team Leader, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Ms. Bess Caplan - Ecology Education Program Leader, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Dr. Quin Holifield - Soil Scientist, USDA Forest Service
Dr. Ali Whitmer – Assistant Dean for Sciences, Georgetown College, Georgetown University
Dr. Sarah Haines - Director, Center for Science and Math Education, Towson University
BES Education Advisory Committee
Members of this committee are actively engaged in BES education and represent a diversity of knowledge, interests, and resources in environmental and ecology education.
Dr. Anila Asghar, Johns Hopkins University. Science Education.
Dr. Susan Blunck, University of Maryland Baltimore County. Secondary Education.
Ms. Jackie Carrera, Parks & People Foundation. Baltimore NGO Networks.
Mr. Charles A. Davis, Maryland Naturalist Center, Ecologist.
Ms. Monica Elser, Arizona State University. CAP Education Coordinator. LTER.
Dr. Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Rutgers University. Science Education Research.
Mr. Jim O'Leary, Maryland Science Center. Informal Science Education.
Dr. Mary Rivkin, University of Maryland Baltimore County. Early Childhood Education.
Dr. Jonathan Singer, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Science Education.
Dr. Jane Wolfson, Towson University. Undergraduate Education.
Maryland Science Center
Parks & People Foundation
Baltimore Partnership for Environmental Science Literacy