Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator
Organization: The Morton Arboretum
Megan Gessler, M.Ed., is the Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator for The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL, USA. She has over a decade of experience directing and teaching in a nature-based preschool. Megan founded the Northern Illinois Nature Preschool Association (NINPA), and serves on the Executive Leadership Team of the North American Association of Environmental Education’s (NAAEE) Natural Start Alliance. She holds a M.Ed. from Antioch University New England (AUNE), a Certificate in Nature-based Early Childhood Education from AUNE, and is a certified Master Naturalist. Megan contributed to The Sky Above and the Mud Below, published by Redleaf Press.