Gerald Lieberman, State Education and Environment Roundtable

Dr. Gerald A. Lieberman is founder and director of the State Education and Environment Roundtable, and is an internationally-recognized authority on school improvement using natural and community surroundings as interdisciplinary contexts for education. He served as the principal consultant for the State of California’s Education and the Environment Initiative, and is a past chair of the Commission on Education and Communication of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Over the past 38 years, he has created and conducted professional development programs for more than 13,000 educators and other professionals, working with formal education systems at local, state, national and international levels, and has designed and coordinated curriculum development programs in the United States, Costa Rica, Honduras, Colombia, and Argentina. Dr. Lieberman received his PhD and MA from Princeton University and his BA from UCLA. He is a past chair of the Commission on Education of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (formerly the World Conservation Union).