Kathryn Atkins

… is a Coordinator of Professional Development for Educators at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Kathryn has a BA in Biology from the University of Mississippi, an MS in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development and a Certificate in African Studies from the University of Wisconsin/Madison, and an MS Ed in Secondary Science Education from Lehman College. Prior to joining the WCS Professional Development team she was a Secondary Instructor in the Bronx Zoo’s School Program Department, where she taught informal science programming to middle and high school students and developed and taught courses for graduate students. She then taught middle school science for three years as a New York City Teaching Fellow before returning to WCS to work with AIP. In addition to a love of conservation and science education, Kathryn is an avid knitter, crafter and baker – all of which she hopes to share with AIP students!