Deanna Emberley Bailey has been hired by the Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) as its director of education. Bailey has more than 25 years of education experience in Vermont, most recently as a lead instructor and project manager with the Vermont Science Initiative. Bailey previously worked for VEEP in 2013-15 as a curriculum specialist, and returns now to the organization in a full-time director role. VEEP offers hands-on science and energy workshops, trainings and resources for K-12 students and teachers throughout Vermont and New Hampshire.
“We’re delighted to have Deanna back,” says Cara Robechek, VEEP’s executive director. “She knows us well and is one of the top in her field; she’ll bring a deep knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards and current best teaching practices to VEEP.”
“I couldn’t be happier to rejoin VEEP’s outstanding educators,” Bailey says. “Together, we have the knowledge, skill and drive to inspire students and teachers to make healthy, sustainable energy choices that positively impact our environment and climate.”
Bailey has a BA in biology and education from Dartmouth College, an MS in science education from Montana State University, and is working toward a doctoral degree from the University of Vermont. She lives in Huntington, VT. For more information on VEEP’s programing for students and teachers, visit veep.org.
The Vermont Energy Education Program’s mission is to build a deep understanding of energy through education, encouraging choices that result in sustainability in our communities, economy and environment.