Ruth Purdie-Dyer is a certified CT Teacher Leader in Science. She teaches at WCAIS-Magnet School. Ruth holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Human Resources from Western CT State University, an M.S. in Education from the University of Bridgeport. Ruth is a lead teacher in Green School Programs and Global Sustainability. She is devoted to improving teacher knowledge around Science and Global Environmental Studies. Nothing is more exciting to Ruth than teaching second graders and coaching professionals in these areas at the Western CT Academy of International Studies Magnet School in Danbury, CT.