Ten Strands

Celeste Royer

Celeste Royer is a veteran administrator with forty years of experience in environmental and outdoor education. As director of environmental education at the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education, she directed Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School’s residential, field, and classroom programs. As director of the California Regional Environmental Education Community Network, she built regional and statewide partnerships to support environmental education programs and initiatives. She provided thirty years of leadership and support to the California Outdoor School Association. A strong advocate of environmental literacy for all, Celeste serves on several boards of organizations that promote equity, justice, and conservation in environmental education including Justice Outside and the Land Conservancy of SLO County. She is also a volunteer with Latino Outdoors and helps coordinate the Central Coast chapter. Celeste holds degrees from UCLA, SFSU, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.