Ashley Peterson from @DES_Dolphins has been nominated for the Carolinas Out Teach Teacher of the Year! She has fully embraced outdoor experiential learning. Her passion for science and the outdoors is contagious. Thank you for all you do! #EducationIsOpen #TeacherAppreciationWeek

Out Teach, formerly REAL School Gardens, provides professional development for elementary school teachers. Out Teach prepares them to use school gardens, outdoor classrooms, and green schoolyards to improve instruction through three-dimensional project-based learning, and outdoor experiential inquiry-based education. Professional learning with Out Teach improves hands-on science and STEM education through instructional coaching and digital education resources and improves 21st Century skills.