Jennifer Scales joined the Triangle education team in 2019 with over 12 years of experience in environmental education and youth programing. Her expertise is in delivering and developing engaging hands-on programs for youth and adults. She is an enthusiastic educator and has worked in both formal and informal education settings.
Jennifer holds a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in Environmental Studies and is eager to share her passion and knowledge with diverse audiences. Her past work includes program management for the City of Charleston’s litter prevention and waste responsibility programs, serving as a county agent for South Carolina’s 4-H Youth Development, presenting and guiding programs for Zoo Atlanta, and serving as a naturalist for the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Throughout her career, Jenn has emphasized the importance of positive youth development, believing that to inspire and empower future environmental leaders you must first spark their interest, curiosity, and passion.
Jennifer spends most of her free time outside exploring local parks with her dogs or finding new places to hike. She has a wide range of hobbies including horseback riding, archery, crafting, and boardgames.