Ashley Eaton EDUCATION • M.S. in Natural Resources University of Vermont • B.S. in Elementary Education University of Vermont
ENROLLED • Cohort 5
LOCATION • Winooski, Vt.
Ashley Eaton is the Watershed and Lake Education Coordinator at the University of Vermont (UVM) for Lake Champlain Sea Grant and UVM Extension. As the Watershed and Lake Education Coordinator she oversees Watershed Alliance, a K-12 education program which operates out of UVM and the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. In this role she coordinates watershed science professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers as well as oversees an undergraduate Watershed Education internship program. She also coordinates a collaborative education initiative, Green Schools, with the State of Vermont to support green stormwater infrastructure on K-12. She has a Master’s in Natural Resources with a focus in Sustainable Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Education with a concentration in Environmental Science from the University of Vermont. Ashley Eaton grew up in the Green Mountains of Vermont and her educational and professional pursuits have been dedicated to helping create a sustainable future for Vermont, the greater Lake Champlain basin, and beyond. Ashley works at the state and federal level to support watershed science and environmental literacy. She is the co-chair of the Vermont Education and Environment Network, the state-level North American Association of Environmental Education affiliate, which aims to foster a network of individuals and organizations working together to promote high quality outdoor, environmental, and educational experiences. Ashley is also the secretary of the Sea Grant Educators Network and an active member of the Champlain Basin Education Initiative. She is immensely grateful for all the time she has spent connecting and learning from natural systems. In her free time, she can be found mountain biking or stand-up paddle boarding with her floppy-eared pup Callie.
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