Skylar Primm

Koshkonong Trails School - Cambridge, Wisconsin, USA

October 10, 2023 |

Skylar L. Primm (he/him) is the lead teacher at Koshkonong Trails School in Cambridge, Wisconsin. He earned a B.S. in Geology from the University of New Orleans and an M.S. in Geology from UW–Madison, followed by teacher certification from Edgewood College. He has taught in place- and project-based schools since 2009, including 11 years as co-lead teacher at High Marq Environmental Charter School, an award-winning public charter school in rural Wisconsin. He was honored with a Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship in 2017 and the Wisconsin Formal Environmental Educator of the Year Award in 2021, and serves on the boards of the Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education and the Human Restoration Project. He is passionate about student voice, progressive education, and outdoor learning, and writes about his teaching experiences for the Greater Madison Writing Project and McGraw Hill’s Art of Teaching. When not teaching, you may find him taking pictures of rocks, birds, and (especially) lichens.

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