Kerri McAllister

Kerri McAllister
Program Manager & Place-Based Educator
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Kerri works across departments with many of our education programs, educating both youth and adults.  

Kerri began her career in environmental education with Shelburne Farms as an education intern while attending the University of Vermont and pursuing a BS in Environmental Studies.  Taking full advantage of opportunities to study abroad, Kerri spent semesters in both Australia and Belize with The School for International Training.  She completed graduate work in education at University of Minnesota while concurrently teaching.  

She has taught and managed environmental education programs for fifteen years in a variety of locations including Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Minnesota, The Chewonki Foundation in Maine, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, and NatureBridge in California.  She has also worked with international student travel programs in Australia, Cambodia, China, and Morocco.
As a National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow, Kerri has been recognized for excellence in geographic education and was recently invited on an expedition to the Arctic via Norway and Svalbard to further her climate studies first hand with naturalists, photographers, and adventures. 

Kerri strives to provide interdisciplinary educational opportunities that inspire curiosity, promote inquiry, and empower action. She is a passionate lifelong learner and educator who embraces the world as her classroom.