Carley Fisher-Maltese is an Assistant Professor of Education at George Mason University in the Early Childhood Education Department. She teaches Science Methods, Math Methods, Curriculum, and Education Policy courses. She completed her PhD at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Her research focuses on science learning and the link between learning in informal and formal settings, such as gardens and/or farms and schools. She is a former elementary school teacher and has taught in both public and private school settings. She is a strong advocate of school garden and farm-to-school programmes and making nutritious, local food and experiential learning opportunities more accessible and prevalent in schools.
George Mason University