Biology alumna named Marine Educator of the Year

Posted on May 3, 2018

Beth Burkett ’01

Beth Burkett ’01, an environmental education coordinator with the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) was recently named Marine Educator of the Year by the South Carolina Marine Educators Association (SCMEA), according to CRBJ Biz Wire.

Burkett was a biology major at Erskine and has worked for CCPRC since 2000, teaching children about coastal ecosystems of all kinds. Although she works in various locations, she is currently based at the Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel.

The SCMEA was formed in 1988 as a non-profit educational organization and is a chapter of the National Marine Educators Association.