For over 25 years, Rusty Keeler has worked with schools and communities around the world to design beautiful outdoor environments that connect children to nature through play. He is the author of the books Natural Playscapes
and Seasons of Play
and is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop leader on the subjects of play, nature, and risk in children’s lives. Jessica Cabeen is an elementary school principal and was awarded the 2017 MN Principal of the Year and 2016 NAESP/VINCI Digital Leader of Early Learning.