Tara Alton has been a science and environmental educator for over 10 years. She was a lead teacher and founding member of the Los Angeles River School, a teacher-led pilot school. As a science teacher, she has sought to bridge learning in the classroom to the community and environment beyond school walls. Most recently, Tara has worked in the nonprofit sector to develop and deliver high quality science and environmental education to students in Los Angeles.
Tara graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and minor in Education.