The vision of these experts forms the bedrock of the Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature Schools. Their selfless passion to support nature-based teachers is the driving force behind the creation of ERAFANS.
Naturalist and ECEE Thought Leader of Franklin Montessori Schools, Washington, D.C.
Founding Director of The Audubon Nature Preschool at the Audubon Naturalist Society, Chevy Chase, MD
Director of Children’s Treehouse at the National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Executive Director of the Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature Schools, Baltimore, Maryland
Director of Early Childhood Education, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This organization exists because of the commitment, passion, dedication, and energy of our founding members in 2016. We honor their vision as we grow our Board of Directors, a group of insightful, down-to-earth advocates for nature-based education.