Debbie Hadley

  • Science educator for more than 25 years
  • Volunteered for 13 Earthwatch Institute conservation expeditions

Experience

Debbie Hadley is a former writer for ThoughtCo. She covered insects for ThoughtCo for over 10 years. Debbie is a freelance writer and science educator with 25 years of experience. She's a certified teacher and has educated children about the environment as a marine science field instructor, a park naturalist, and director of an urban gardening program. She has volunteered on 13 Earthwatch expeditions around the planet. In her WILD Jersey program, she brings hands-on science and nature programs to camps, schools, and groups.

Education

Debbie Hadley holds a B.A. from Rutgers University and New Jersey teacher certification. She's completed additional coursework, including entomology fieldwork, through Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a certified Outdoor Educator through the National Outdoor Leadership School, having completed a 23-day course in the backcountry of Wyoming in 1994. Debbie is a certified Master Gardener and a certified scuba diver.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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