Jan Zuckerman

Educator and Storyline trainer

Portland, Oregon, United States


Jan Zuckerman, a retired pubic school teacher, has worked with the Storyline method for most of her 30-year career. Jan co-founded the Environmental Middle School in 1995, a Portland Public School (now Sunnyside Environmental K-8 School) with a focus on place-based education and service learning. She is a Storyline trainer and actively involved in the community with climate and social justice work.  Since her retirement, Jan has continued to work in schools to mentor youth and collaborate with teachers across the district.  She serves on the Portland Public Schools Climate Justice Committee to help oversee the implementation of the Climate Justice Resolution for grades K-12.