Kelli Petrick, Research and Stewardship Coordinator, Teton Research Institute, Teton Science Schools : Joining the Teton Research Institute in April 2009, Kelli utilizes her science education and community service background to develop field research and service opportunities across Teton Science Schools programs. Prior to joining Teton Science Schools, Kelli studied and implemented science education as a teacher and naturalist in outdoor and independent schools in Maryland, Washington, California and South Africa. Kelli enjoys inspiring learners of all ages to be science and stewardship ambassadors in their communities. M.Ed., Science Education from the University of Washington ; Certificate in Education, Environment and Community, Islandwood’s Graduate Program : B.S., Environmental Science, University of Mary Washington .
About the Teton Science Schools (Jackson Hole, WY): Teton Science Schools’ mission is to connect people, nature and place through education, science and stewardship. TSS is an organization in northwest Wyoming and Idaho comprised of seven program areas sharing a common vision of education. We have been teaching about the natural world and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem since 1967. TSS is deeply rooted in the outdoors as place anchors and enriches our understanding of the world. Our organization has educated, trained and inspired thousands of children, youth and adults, bringing them together through the study of nature and place-based education. We serve students from across Wyoming, the Intermountain West, the nation and around the world.