Congratulations to Mrs. Kay Henry, K5 teacher, on being selected as this year’s Florida Project Learning Tree (PLT) Educator of the Year.
Nominated by Mr. Fred Wiechmann, Science Resource Teacher at LCS, Mrs. Henry was selected based on her “continuous commitment to Florida PLT and the field of environmental education.” Mrs. Henry will be presented with her award during the Florida PLT professional training event in West Palm Beach in early November.
Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12. The goal of the organization is to increase students’ understanding of the environment, to stimulate critical and creative thinking, to develop the ability to make informed decisions on environmental issues and to instill confidence and commitment to take responsible action.
For more information on the organization and its awards, visit the PLT website.