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S.J. Bencriscutto Amado

Nature Preschool Teacher

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S.J., also known as teacher Sarah or Sarita, is one of our founding environmental educators at Minneapolis Nature Preschool. They have been working in education as a youth worker and mentor since 2005. S.J. holds a Master of Arts in Education degree in Natural Science and Environmental Education with a focus on ecopsychology, mental health and death/grief work.


They enjoy building nature play spaces with children to engage and explore, climbing trees, wildlife tracking, creating land art and mosaics, singing, hiking, and learning/teaching about environmental justice and activism.

S.J. is a certified Morning Altars Teacher and MN Master Naturalist.


Pronouns: They/Them 

Se habla español.

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