Carrie Strohl is the founder and leader of The School Garden Doctor, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering teachers, schools, and communities to grow school gardens that enhance science education, nurture wellness, and foster environmental literacy. Based in Napa, Carrie is currently growing her signature program, the Dirt Girls, which inspires female youth to pursue science as a career.
She is a willing collaborator who currently supports after-school food education through a Farm-to-School grant awarded to the Napa County Office of Education; she supports in-school food education with the Common Core Cooking Curricular Resource Guide, which she authored in 2018 with funding from a Whole Kids Foundation Innovation Grant.
With a Ph.D. in science education, she teaches pre-service teachers to embrace science in the K-5 classroom and has delivered many workshop and conference presentations for school garden educators. Reach her at email@example.com