Kitty O’Connor Bio

Kitty O'Connor

Education Specialist

Kitty O’Connor has taught in New Orleans public schools for over 14 years in a variety of areas.  She was a founding member of a project based learning high school where she was the founding Special Education Coordinator and later co-created the Outdoor Adventures program.  She relies on this background to collaborate with educators to create engaging and accessible lessons focusing on climate science, coastal land loss & restoration, ecosystems and water quality issues.  Kitty is passionate about getting youth outside, informed and connected to Louisiana with the lasting impact of fueling hope and responsibility to take care of their coastal communities.