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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 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

Three college students take a selfie in a Costa Rican stream.
College Students Travel to Costa Rica With Stroud Center Team
Students majoring in teaching, STEM, and international studies joined the Stroud Center for one week in the Área de Conservación Guanacaste of Costa Rica.
A mural and whiteboards in an outdoor classroom.
West Chester East High School Adds New Outdoor Classroom
Anthony Prinzo shares how outdoor learning spaces help students learn about conservation, stewardship, and their role in preserving freshwater ecosystems.
An educator shows aquatic macroinvertebrates to a crowd at the touch tank.
New Traveling Touch Tanks Bring Stream Life to You!
Not everyone can access a stream to discover aquatic life, but now a macroinvertebrate touch tank can bring the stream to them.
Three children and a man collect stream insects at a Seneca Nation summer camp.
Nurturing the Good Mind
Connecting to water as a source of ancestral significance has strengthened a throughline of cultural continuity for the Seneca Nation and the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware.
Three children hold Hillendale Elementary School's 2023 Green Ribbon Schools flag.
Hillendale Elementary School Awarded Green Ribbon for Environmental Education and Sustainability
The award recognizes innovative efforts to reduce environmental impacts, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education.
The Watershed Education Mobile Lab set up outside the Oxford Area Library.
Watershed Education Makes a Splash at Public Library
The Stroud Center partnered with the Oxford Public Library to bring watershed fun and education to children and families in a three-part activity series.