Ms. Capets is an advocate for inquiry based science education not only in her classroom but throughout her school and district. Ms. Capets sees beyond the content and into the minds and curiosity of her students. In a year unlike any other she is still leading the charge at WMES and in Cabarrus County schools to empower students through self discovery and exploration.

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.