Teacher / Director, Earth Ed / Fifteen Trees
Colleen has worked in secondary education for 25 years, teaching secondary science, managing departments and mentoring. In 2013, Colleen moved to Earth Ed (specialist science centre). There she writes curriculum, presents PD and teaches. Colleen also lectures (Science & Technology) at Australian Catholic University. In 2009, Colleen founded Fifteen Trees and has since helped coordinate the planting of 85,000 trees across Australia. Colleen has a Bachelor of Education (Environmental Science). She is the local coordinator for Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project. She calls herself a vegetarian and bike commuter, but concedes both are half-arsed. Colleen lives in Ballarat (Australia).