Anna Switzer, Program Designer, Nature-Connected Life Coach

Anna Switzer is a long-time outdoor educator, science educator, and educator of educators. She holds a Bachelors degree in Physics, a Masters in Oceanography, and a PhD in Education. Anna has worked for several prominent organizations including Outward Bound, National Geographic Society, and EL Education. She is also certified as a Nature-Connected professional Life Coach.  She is…

Lindsay Leiendecker, Operations Director

Lindsay was born and raised in eastern Pennsylvania and grew up spending many family vacations camping in the Appalachian Mountains, which is where she first connected with nature.  After graduating from Penn State with a BS in Biology, the ocean lured her to Florida for a job at an environmental education center in Key Largo. …

Dana Lawson, Founder

Please meet Dana Lawson – a tenacious pioneer of hope and inspiration, committed to positive change through education. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Nature’s Academy, a nonprofit STEM and nature education organization, and also the Founder and CEO of The Lawson Alliance, SPC.  Dana grew up immersed in nature with the beautiful…