David Kline

450 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Watershed Education Specialist



tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 1294
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA, 19311


B.S., secondary education: science, broad field major in environmental studies, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Professional Experience

  • Watershed education specialist, Stroud Water Research Center, 2019–present.
  • Science teacher and environmental program director, Montgomery School, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, 2004–2018.
  • Substitute teacher, Substitute Teacher Service and Chester County Intermediate Unit, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 2003–2004.


  • Pennsylvania Teacher Certifications: Environmental Education, Earth and Space Science, General Science
  • Pennsylvania Private School Teacher Certifications: Biology and General Science
  • Vermont Secondary Education Science
  • Project Wild
  • Project Learning Tree
  • Adirondack 46ers Outdoor Leadership

Related News

A group of scouts and leaders take a break from their service project.

Scouts From 12 Troops Tackle Hybrid Merit Badge Program

Stroud Water Research Center educators hosted their second hybrid merit badge program for Scouts BSA this fall using an improved online learning platform.
Publication title with image of a mayfly

Protecting our WATERS: a 5E lesson sequence derived from a National Science Foundation- funded middle school watershed sustainability curriculum

Krauss, Z., D. Kline, N.I. Marcum-Dietrich, C. Stunkard, S. Kerlin, and C. Staudt. 2022. Science Activities 59(2):97–105.
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 Center and Cabela's staff members with a shopping cart of donated gear.

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Supports Stroud Center Fishing and Boating Programs

The generous donation of equipment and supplies will expand opportunities for many youth who may not otherwise have access to learn about fishing and canoeing.
Stroud Center Engages English Language Learners in Watershed STEM

Stroud Center Engages English Language Learners in Watershed STEM

Students at the Migrant Education Summer Camp went on an online watershed expedition to learn about their local watersheds.
Monitor My Watershed map feature

Teach-the-Teacher Workshop Brings Real-Time Data to the Classroom

For teachers, access to real-time data on the Monitor My Watershed data portal can revolutionize the way students are taught about water.