Entering Into Education
Learn how land trusts, conservation organizations and parks professionals can start offering successful educational programming at their organization. From simple hikes and talks to passive educational programs like Storywalks and Nature Backpacks, explore the wide array of educational opportunities that can be employed to reach a wider audience and spread the organization’s mission. Dive into how providing educational programming can increase funding opportunities for the organization.
Julie Travaglini | Education Program Director, Allegheny Land Trust
Julie Travaglini is the Senior Director of Education and Curriculum for Allegheny Land Trust. In her role, she creates hands-on, stem and place-based lessons for children and adults alike as well as providing state accredited professional development. Working in the field for almost 18 years, she regularly travels the country presenting the importance of environmental education. She is a community leader, serving as the President Elect for the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators as well as serving on the Board of the Western PA Mushroom Club and Beverly’s Birthdays. She recently self-published a children’s book called Super Skills of Backyard Bugs, which is available on Amazon.