Elizabeth (Beth) Trowbridge is the Executive Director for the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies (CACS), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization located in Homer, Alaska. Beth oversees all of the education programs conducted and developed by the CACS and was the primary author of three curricula developed by CACS, the Alaska CoastWatch Curriculum, the Sea Duck Activity Guide and the Endangered Species of Alaska Activity Guide. Prior to her work with CACS, she was the Education Coordinator for the Prince William Sound Science Center and in that capacity was the primary author of the Alaska Oil Spill Curriculum. She contracts with the University of Alaska Sea Grant program to conduct teacher workshops for the Alaska Seas and Watersheds Curriculum. She has her undergraduate degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks where she also completed her Secondary Education Teaching Certification program. She has over 25 years of experience in informal science education, curriculum development and conducting workshops.