Claire Mendelsohn joined Triangle Associates in 2014. She develops and facilitates environmental workshops, provides technical assistance to schools, and specializes in finding creative solutions systemic challenges.
After completing field work centered around the affects of land use history on the Dendrobates pumilio (a Costa Rican poison dart frog), Claire earned here B.S. in Ecology and Evolution at the University of Kentucky and a Science Teaching Certificate in 2000 from the University of New Mexico. She specialized in creating engaging curriculum that fostered a spirit of inquiry, a joy of learning and the desire to explore. After eleven rewarding years of teaching a wide range of life science courses to grades 6-12, Claire left teaching to earn a Master’s degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University. Before coming to Triangle, she worked with Austin Energy Green Building and US Environmental Protection Agency Region 10.
In her free time, Claire is a co-founder of two meetup groups. Art+Tech+Trash is a maker group that focuses creative reuse projects that integrate technology and beauty. My Big Fat Jewish Gaming Group combines study and fun while seeking to understand the complexities of humanity.