Ms. Lara Haggerty pursued a career in wildlife biology earning her Bachelor of Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. After graduating, she managed 332 acre Washburn Island, a part of the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, and also worked for the Massachusetts Audubon Coastal Waterbird Program. She also worked as a zookeeper in a rescue and rehabilitation zoo in Arizona, and has begun her Master of Science degree in conservation biology at Antioch University New England. Ms.Haggerty previously worked for the Nature Conservancy and taught at an Expeditionary Learning School.
The Greene School embraces an educational discipline of 'learn-by-doing.' Known as EL Education (Expeditionary Learning), our approach is rooted in the idea that learning is active, challenging, meaningful, public, and collaborative. Our students grow academically and socially, become environmental stewards.