- Education: Fordham University, M.S.T., Adolescent Biology and Conservation Life Science Colorado College, B.A., Biology
Lizzie is an educator who shares her passion for conservation, wildlife, science, and exploration with students both inside and outside the classroom. Currently, she is a science teacher and interdisciplinary facilitator at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she develops an authentic, project-based learning curriculum that connects students to the world around them. Lizzie’s wide-ranging teaching experiences include teaching in both public and private schools in New York City, at the Bronx Zoo and Central Park Zoo, in the rainforests of Australia and New Zealand, and bringing an Antarctic Expedition into schools across the world through virtual exchange. Lizzie is a NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador for the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy), a National Geographic Certified Educator, and member of The Explorers Club. Lizzie shares her own expeditions and work in the field with two nonprofits, Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants and Reach the World, and was a volunteer host for the inaugural “Women Blaze Trails” virtual festival, celebrating women and girls in science. She has led middle school and high school programs to Australia, Baja, Belize, Iceland, Fiji, and Hawai’i.