Physical Science teacher at Simon Sanchez High School in Yigo, Guam *Resigned
Garden teacher at Kona Pacific Public Charter School
Ha‘aheo Elementary School & ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center
Middle School Culinary Arts/Applied Science teacher
Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Campus
Owner /operator of Circle of Life Art Studio in Hilo
Instructor for a distance learning program at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center
Kilauea Elementary School
Location: Kilauea, Kaua‘i
Grade 5 Teacher | Mountain View Elementary School
Mountain View, HI (Big Island)
Harry S. Truman Elementary School
Guam Department of Education
Guam Department of Education, Guam
Lecturer in the Math and Natural Science Department at Hawai‘i Community College in Hilo. Hawai‘i
Amanda Rieux is Executive Director for Mālaʻai: The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle School and the Hawai‘i Island School Garden Network. She has twenty years of outdoor education experience teaching adults and children, and over ten years experience developing and facilitating professional development for teachers in learning gardens in Hawai‘i. Amanda managed the Garden for the Environment in San Francisco and worked at the Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley before being invited to Hawai‘i to start Mālaʻai in 2005.
Nancy is a retired educator from The Kohala Center, where she was program director for the Hawai’i Island School Garden Network, the Ku ‘Aina Pa Professional Development Program for Teachers, the Hawai’i School Garden Curriculum Map, the Hawai’i FoodCorps Program, and the Hawai’i Public Seed Initiative. She lives on her family farm in mauka Kona where she continues to experiment with crop varieties and grow seed for the Hawai’i Seed Growers Network Online Marketplace.
Dr. Lauren Kaupp
Lauren Kaupp is the science specialist for the State of Hawai‘i Department of Education, where her work is centered on supporting NGSS-aligned teaching and learning and providing leadership in Science and STEM education state initiatives. Prior to this position, she taught high school chemistry and physics, designed curriculum in marine science and physics, and facilitated professional learning for teachers. Lauren holds degrees in chemistry, oceanography, and educational leadership.
Dr. Clare Camacho
Dr. Clare Camacho has worked in the education field for over 30 years and
now works with the University of Guam’s Center for Global Learning and Engagement. She is also a licensed and nationally certified speech-language pathologist. Clare has experience in curriculum development at all levels and has presented and provided local and regional training on career-technical education, literacy, early childhood/elementary education, leadership, assessment, and best practices in teaching and learning.