Ashmann wins state environmental education award
Scott Ashmann, associate professor in the Professional Program in Education, has been named Environmental Education Administrator of the Year by the Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education. The honor was presented Nov. 8 at the association’s annual awards banquet in Madison. Ashmann was cited for his leadership as chairperson of the Wisconsin Environmental Education Board from 2009-14 and for his research involving the integration of environmental education in teacher preparation. The award citation also mentioned his service on the advisory committee for the nature-based four-year-old kindergarten program at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. Ashmann is a proud graduate of UW-Green Bay, having studied science education en route to earning his Eco U bachelor’s degree in 1988.