Dr. Paula Purnell
Preschool 3s AM Teacher
Paula has a BA in Psychology and an MA in Elementary Education from Seton Hill University. She holds a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she taught in the Department of Education for several years before starting her own business, Sense of Place Learning, LLC. For the past ten years, she has been creating environmental awareness programs for elementary and middle school students. Last year, she even had the wonderful opportunity of teaching in China! She is also a musician and looks forward to playing the guitar and singing songs with the preschool class!
Paula is from Greensburg, where she lives with her husband, Bruce. She has two grown children and three terrific grandchildren ages 2, 11, and 14. She loves being outside and introducing kids of all ages to the wonders of nature! In her free time, Paula enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and camping.
You can take a look at the cool programs her business offers at www.senseofplacelearning.org.