JillKeatingHerbstJill Keating Herbst is Professional Development and Partnerships Manager. She works primarily with the Schoolyards Program leading a series of workshops for educators and coordinating partnerships with schools and organizations. She is also a teacher in the Nature Year program. Before joining Common Ground in 2010, Jill taught elementary and middle school science in a public school and for a variety of environmental and farm education organizations from Florida to California to Vermont. She received her B.A. in anthropology from the University of Florida and M.Ed. in science education from Antioch University New England. When not at Common Ground, she can be found running around with her two young children and energetic spaniel.

Contact her by email at jherbst@commongroundct.org or by phone at (203) 389-4333 x1212