Educator Highlight: Cassandra Roberts — Willow Bend Environmental Education Center

| March 22, 2017

Editor’s Note: Part an occasional series of articles highlighting educators in Coconino County. Do you have an educator who you believe should be highlighted? Send an email to

By the Flagstaff Arts Council

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Science Education.

Cassandra Roberts. Courtesy photo.

Cassandra Roberts has been teaching for Willow Bend since 2009 and joined the full-time staff in 2011.  Cassandra has taught elementary school in New Zealand and Japan and holds a B.Bus in Management and M.A. in Experiential Education.  She is Willow Bend Environmental Education Center’s Education Director and lead science teacher.

Roberts’ involvement in the Flagstaff science community is multifaceted.  She reaches over 7,000 students a year through her work with Flagstaff schools (including public, charter, and private), non-profit organizations and City, County, State and Federal entities.  She also provides free support and training for teachers, and offers hands-on science experiences for students.

Read the full article HERE

Click here for the complete listing of nominees and award winners presented by the Flagstaff Arts Council during its annual Viola Awards Gala on March 4.

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