Fort Washakie, Wyoming
The Rocky Mountains contain the Rural Schools Collaborative Northern Rockies Hub. The partnership and work of the Northern Rockies hub site centers on Teton Science Schools’ new Place Network, a collaborative network of K-12 schools that focus on connecting rural schools and communities through place-based education.
Mark Roy is a seventh and eighth grade science teacher in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. It was obvious to Mark where he wanted to teach because of his love for engaging in the world around him. Wyoming is where he wanted other kids to learn that all of the skills and knowledge that they do develop in school is actually applicable.