Central Pennsylvania Conservancy
Roles at NAAEE
Jason Andrew Beale is a lifelong naturalist with a transdisciplinary approach to coexistence with the natural world. They enjoy exploring cultural and behavior change in a conservation context.
Jason serves as Animal Care Program Director at Shaver’s Creek, Penn State’s nature center. The program trains emerging professionals in evidence-based care and training for careers in the zoo and aquarium field. The center’s zoo highlights community science initiatives through interactions with the animal ambassadors. Jason is a board member and education committee chair with the International Association of Avian Trainers & Educators (IAATE).
Jason previously served as manager of Abbott’s Mill Nature Center & Milford Millponds Nature Preserve with Delaware Nature Society and as the Farm Naturalist at Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm in Ohio. He is a board member with the Wildlife for Everyone Foundation, developing a physically accessible wetland education center. Jason lives in State College, PA with his family.
Jason Beale liked 2022 NAAEE Conference and Research Symposium: Educating for Change on January 4, 2023
Jason Beale liked An ESG Primer (Environment, Social, and Governance) on January 4, 2023
Jason Beale liked Connecting Science and Art for Effective Community Engagement on January 4, 2023
Jason Beale liked Making Shift Happen: Designing for Successful Environmental Behavior Change on January 4, 2023
Jason Beale liked Inclusion in Environmental Learning: Share your Insight! on January 4, 2023