Our Team

Our Team

Kate Bedient, M.Ed., Director of Urban Programs

Kate's formative years were spent on the ancestral land o...

Brad Street, M.Ed., Senior Manager of Professional Development

Brad has a Master’s in Education and has been teaching an...

Celina Steiger, M.A.Ed., Partnerships Manager

Celina is (so far) the only person to have graduated from...

Derek Jones, M.Ed., Urban Youth and Families Program Manager

Derek began his career in environmental education as an I...

KayLani Siplin, M.A.Ed., Urban Youth and Community Education Coordinator

After discovering her love for education while volunteeri...

Karen Andres, Urban School Program Educator

Karen grew up in Germany enjoying nature while hiking, ro...

Andrea Hildebrandt, Urban School Program Educator

Andrea grew up in WI surrounded by dairy farms. She spent...

Erin Soper, Urban School Program Educator

Erin grew up in rural Tacoma, nestled between mountains a...