SANTA FE, NM – November, 2010 – The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) recently debuted its Natural Teachers Award program in the San Francisco Bay Area. Top honors went to Larry Volpe, a 5th grade teacher at Daniel Lairon Elementary School in Santa Clara County. Dennis Dowling (Wilcox High School, Santa Clara County), Halo Shapiro Smart (REAL Academy, Redwood High School, San Mateo County), and Rona Zollinger (Environmental Studies Academy, Briones School, Contra Costa County) were named as finalists from a field of 23 nominees.
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The Natural Teachers Award recipient will receive an educational voyage to the Galapagos Islands with Lindblad Expeditions & National Geographic. Finalists will receive five hundred dollars each.
C&NN partnered with Li…