Beth is a teacher at The Wild Woods and started with the program from the beginning of the first year. Beth has been working with children in nature experiences for over 18 years. She has a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education from Erikson Institute, a nationally recognized graduate school in child development. She also has earned Elementary and Special Education Professional Teaching Certificates. She has worked with children of all ages in a variety of different settings. She taught in both general and special education classrooms for several years. She was also a nature camp counselor prior to becoming a teacher. Beth has three children ages 1, 4, and 7, who enjoy stomping in the creek behind their house and tent camping. As a young child, Beth loved spending time outside all throughout the year. Now, she loves sharing her passion for nature and the outdoors with children, exploring the beauty of the forest, and growing in appreciation for the natural world. At The Wild Woods, you will find Beth hiking up hills, making mud muffins and forest people, rounding up snow balls, and splashing in the creek.