Beth Klein

Dr. Beth Shiner Klein is a Professor in the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department at SUNY Cortland. Dr. Klein currently teaches courses in elementary science education and environmental studies, serves as the Campus Sustainability Coordinator and co-directs the Teacher Professional Development Network of Central New York. As a teacher educator, Beth has provided over 100 professional presentations and professional development workshops in science, technology and environmental education a variety of settings, even aboard US Navy Oceanographic Survey ships. Prior to teaching at the college level, Beth was an elementary and middle school teacher, a park ranger, and environmental educator. Within the community, Beth is co-founder and Board President of the community group Sustainable Cortland. Beth received a Doctor of Education in Science Education from the University of Virginia, a Master of Science in Education in Reading from East Stroudsburg University and a B.S. in Envir