2021 NACSA Leader
Director of Charter School Authorizing, Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center
Erin is the Director of Charter School Authorizing for Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center and has been with the organization since 2012. Erin holds a Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Erin grew up on a farm and ranch in South Dakota (the ancestral, traditional, and contemporary lands of the Oceti Sakowin, meaning Seven Council Fires, which is the proper name for the people referred to as Sioux), where her commitments to equity and the environment were born and continue to propel her volunteer and professional work today. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner, Brady, along with a handicapped corgi and an old Siamese cat fueled by spite.