Erin Gaddis joined RGS in 2013. A Rio Grande School graduate, Erin has a B.S. in Anthropology and Psychology in Biological Mechanisms and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico. In addition, she has been trained in eight different science education, conservation, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs. Prior to joining RGS, Erin taught fourth grade for three years at Alamo Navajo Community School and focused on building and implementing upper elementary science curricula. She has received training in Project-Based Expeditionary Learning and continues her professional development with frequent science and pedagogy workshops, conferences, and classes. She is also on the advisory board for the Santa Fe Science Initiative. In her free time, Erin enjoys reading, painting, hiking, running, and bicycling.