Meet the Educators
Sarah Valdez serves as the STEAM/School Educator responsible for the content programming and scheduling at the Education Outreach Center. With over 20 years of experience in classrooms, nature centers and museums, Sarah is happy to help identify an EAA speaker targeted to your specific classroom’s needs. Sarah is bilingual and holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from Southwest Texas State University and a Master of Education from Texas State University.
An outdoor enthusiast himself, John Ramirez has been doing educational presentations about water, nature, and ecology for much of his professional career. Having served in the United States Army, John is a master naturalist who studied biology at Texas State University. He also studied American Sign Language at San Antonio College and has done educational programs at the San Antonio Zoo, the Witte Museum and Sea World.