Emily joined the TranOptions’ team in August 2016. As a Program Specialist, Emily spends most of her time engaging with K-12 students. She helps facilitate both environmental education and bike/pedestrian safety programs in schools within our service region. This includes our popular Traffic Safety Town lesson and Junior Solar Sprints competition. During weekends in the Spring and Fall, you will most likely find Emily coaching our Bike Right® Learn to Ride classes for children and adults.
Emily earned her bachelor’s degree in Education and Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont in 2011. Her previous work experiences include teaching in both formal and non-formal settings, working with children, adults, and native flora and fauna. Emily currently holds a New Jersey Elementary and Special Education Teacher’s Certification. She is also a League of American Bicyclists league-certified cycling instructor (LCI).