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Jennifer Reese
School/Organization
Amherst & Pelham Public Schools
Job Title
Science & Garden Coordinator
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Amherst & Pelham Public Schools
Bio

Jennifer Reese is the Science and Garden Coordinator for the Amherst and Pelham Public Schools in western Massachusetts. Her work focuses on improving science and garden teaching and learning through a focus on experiential, project- and standards-based work, with a strong emphasis on building connections with the natural world. Jennifer’s professional involvement with science education has included teaching middle school science, co-directing a Boston-based urban environmental education initiative, supervising and mentoring student teachers at local colleges, and developing curricula for a variety of outlets. She is passionate about helping people connect with nature as a means to promote joy, inspire wonder, and encourage responsible stewardship of the Earth.