Stephanie Gonzalez from @PewWildcats encourages students to be the best they can be by modeling how working hard contributes to excellence and for that she has been nominated as the Mid-Atlantic Out Teach Teacher of the Year. #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.