Education Department

225 225 Stroud Water Research Center

The Education Department interprets and communicates the research of our scientists and watershed restoration staff for many different audiences by developing and delivering K-12 school programs, training and professional development workshops, community outreach events, and curricula.

Visit our education web pages

Education Staff

Steve Kerlin, Ph.D.

Steve Kerlin, Ph.D.

Director of Education
David Kline on a snowy mountain.

David Kline

Watershed Education Specialist
Kathryn Metzker

Kathryn Metzker

Watershed Education Specialist
Steve Mohapp

Steve Mohapp

Environmental Educator
Tara Muenz

Tara Muenz

Assistant Director of Education, Leaf Pack Network® Administrator

Education News

Educators explore the wetland wastewater treatment cells at the Stroud Center.
Enhancing Environmental Literacy With Watershed Education in Delaware Schools
Educator trainings and student programs are empowering school communities and families to take action to protect their local watersheds.
Teachers collecting aquatic macroinvertebrates at a workshop.
PA ELIT Network Launches Hubs for Educator Professional Development
Environmental educators have a new way to access professional development and resources to prepare them for the Pennsylvania STEELS Standards.
A teacher leads a group of small children along a woodland trail.
Reimagining Classrooms
Whether you call them outdoor classrooms, living schoolyards, or ecological schoolyards — we’ve got ideas for how to make the outdoors a place of discovery.
A woman sprinkles water from a watering can onto a watershed modeling table.
New Teaching Tool Shows How Land Use Alters Rain’s Path
Watershed modeling tables and companion lessons from the Stroud Center help people learn how actions on land impact streams and rivers.
A group of students installs a tree shelter in the streamside buffer at their school.
Volunteer-Led Tree Planting Engages Students in Stewardship
How one community’s action project is teaching students about water, trees, and wildlife and how to care for them.
Two women gear up for kayaking on a waterway in Dubai.
Lessons From the World Environmental Education Congress 2024
What Stroud Center educators learned and shared at an international gathering to address environmental and sustainable development.