Tarneshia Evans

Tarneshia Evans is an award-winning environmental educator and advocate for nature-based early childhood education. She works as a Children’s Program Developer at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. In 2017 Tarneshia was selected as a National Outstanding Educator by educational nonprofit Project Learning Tree for her use of outdoor education to improve student learning and foster environmental stewardship. In 2016 she received the Virginia Outstanding Educator Award. When she’s not teaching you can find her volunteering at community events, shopping for antiques, clothing and other hidden treasures at her favorite thrift and consignment shops. Tarneshia has been chosen as one of the readers for the 2021 National African American Read-In at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Sep 21st, 2020

Tarneshia Evans: Kids Identify with Me

IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility) is an evolving committee where different voices are heard.  Departmental representatives gather in a safe, neutral zone to address important topics related to inclusion, […]

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