joshua.leonard@spps.org

Josh
Leonard
Education Director
Belwin Outdoor Science, Saint Paul Public Schools

History

Member for
1 year 2 months
Bio: 
As Education Director at Belwin Josh Leonard leads outdoor science programming for 10,000 students in Saint Paul Public Schools each year. Josh has worked to provide students will quality environmental education and teachers with professional development to help them strengthen their environmental education instruction. Prior to working at Belwin, Josh taught AP environmental science and biology at Como Park Senior High School. Josh has worked as a guide in the BWCAW, an interpreter at the Bell Museum, taught Spanish in a Waldorf School, and biology in Costa Rica. Community service activities have included organizations such as the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom, the Minnesota Naturalists Association, the Minnesota Department of Education, the U.S. Green Building Council, and the National Environmental Education Advisory Council. Josh is a self proclaimed nature nerd for life and marks the success of each season by how many days he can be out in the woods with his wife, two sons and dogs.
Have you hosted a GADOS project before?: 
Yes
BP#: 
0011196553