Carol Matthews is the author of five TEACHINGpoint course materials, including Advanced (AP) Environmental Science (Winner of the Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for the best text in the Physical Sciences), Environmental Science (regular/honors version), Marine Biology and Oceanography, Freshwater Science and Aquatic Science (a one year combination of Marine, Oceanography and Freshwater to be released summer 2013) has been an active classroom teacher for over 30 years specializing in these subjects and has spent more than a decade committed to protecting and restoring natural habitats and mentoring teachers in her field. Since 1998, she has led AP™ Environmental Workshops to prepare teachers for their new assignments and is an AP Environmental Exam Reader for the College Board. Matthews received her M.Ed from the University of Delaware Sea Grant College. She served for 10 years as Chairman of the Stewards of the St. John’s River, an environmental organization with the mission to protect and restore the St. John’s River in northern Florida. In 2002, has been a Board Member of the Falorida Assn. of Teachers (FAST), a Board Member of the Florida Marine Science Educator’s Assn. (FMSEA) and was named the Jacksonville, Florida Environmental Citizen of the Year.
Carol Matthews June 19, 2018