About Wild Rose Education
Wild Rose Education is an innovative environmental education business providing place-based learner-centered educator workshops, youth leadership opportunities, and environmental education consulting.
Clients include the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Wild Rose Education is lean and nimble, effective, sole proprietor, woman-owned, small business.
Sarah R. Johnson, founder and principal, has a Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Her graduate research involved case studies of science teacher professional development programs at biological field stations across the country. Sarah's background includes watershed education, outreach, facilitation, environmental education, wilderness trip leading, interpretation and event planning.
Sarah's current certifications and roles include
Sarah works to advance place-based environmental education and interpretation through authentic learning experiences connecting people to the landscape fostering personal land and water ethics. Sarah is committed to continual professional learning and utilizing innovative teaching techniques and best practices throughout her work. She, a leader in the field of EE, builds inclusive networks of colleagues committed to excellence. Sarah is based on Carbondale Colorado in the Crystal River Watershed where she enjoys playing outside during all seasons, gardening, and making music.
• MAEd: Natural Science & Environmental Education
• 15 years of experience
• Contagious enthusiasm and passion
• Innovative Teacher Professional Development
• Water Availability in Colorado Deliberative Forum Guide
• Becoming a Local in Two Weeks
• Creation Care Team Chair
• Community Engagement advocate
• Wilderness and public lands advocate
• Church music ministry