Shawn McCrohan is a Certified Park and Recreation professional who has worked in environmental education for over 20 years.
Prior to joining AAEE, Shawn served as Manager of Environmental Science for Somerset County Park Commission in New Jersey, where she operated an Environmental Education Center and managed 550 acres of parkland. During this time she secured over $150,000 in corporate grants to expand K-12 STEM environmental education programs, and guided the organization to expand its environmental stewardship efforts.
Shawn also held the position of Science Education Coordinator at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, where she managed the visits of over 90,000 school children and piloted an outreach program for underserved youth. In 2011 she founded an Arizona-based Geotourism company, Geo Savvy Tours, which focuses on promoting a sense of place and environmentally responsible travel in Arizona.
Shawn attended Northern Arizona University, majoring in Parks and Recreation Management and is wilderness first responder and river rescue certified. She is passionate about environmental education, particularly for adults, city planners and policy makers.