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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.

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Education Staff

Steve Kerlin, Ph.D.

Steve Kerlin, Ph.D.

Director of Education
David Kline

David Kline

Watershed Education Specialist
Steve Mohapp

Steve Mohapp

Environmental Educator
Tara Muenz

Tara Muenz

Assistant Director of Education, Leaf Pack Network® Administrator
Photo of Mandy Nix holding a fish

Mandy Nix

Watershed Education Specialist

Education News

Introduction to the Lancaster County, Pa. Outdoor Leadership Network Initiative
Calling Lancaster County, Pa. Teachers: Join the Outdoor Leadership Network Initiative
Gain experience from teachers who have been teaching and engaging students in environmental literacy and action for years!
Members of Mighty Writers—El Futuro look at aquatic insects next to the Watershed Education Mobile Lab.
Watershed on Wheels Makes a Splash at World Water Day Event
Families, community members, and a group of Mighty Writers gathered to learn about the world’s most precious natural resource — clean fresh water — and how to protect it.
Myriah Wadley taking a stream sample.
Where Passion Meets Purpose: Myriah Wadley on Environmental Science and Education
Wadley is excited to share her passion for the environment with her community through boots-in-the-water educational experiences. “I want learners to feel more connected to the world around them.”
Examples of virtual learning activities for watershed education.
Making Virtual Waves in Watershed STEM Education
When the pandemic transitioned programs to virtual settings, our educators transformed obstacles into opportunities to reach underserved audiences, enhance student learning outcomes, and inspire young leaders to make a difference.
Stroud Water Research Center's Watershed Education Mobile Lab
Greater Philadelphia–Area Families and Community to Celebrate World Water Day, Explore New Watershed Education Mobile Lab
Connecting with nature is key to democratizing education about freshwater resources and provides important health and educational benefits to developing minds.
Two Harambee Institute students looking at aquatic macroinvertebrates they collected from a stream.
Bridging the Nature Gap: New Partnership Brings City Kids to the Great Outdoors
“The kids came back super geeked over just being out in nature and connecting with a waterway, and in their words, ‘We got to touch critters!’”