2016 Bay Educator of the Year
Heidi Gauch of Middletown, R.I.
Gaudet Middle School Science Teacher
Heidi Gauch, of Middletown, is a frequent visitor to Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium, has been a Project Narragansett Teacher with Save The Bay for two years, and has been a strong proponent and participant of Save The Bay’s environmental education programming for five years.
The Gaudet Middle School science teacher has successfully sought funding that has allowed hundreds of her students and colleagues to participate in Save The Bay’s Narragansett Bay Field Studies program.
“My work with Save The Bay has made me a better teacher, taught my students to be scientists, and instilled in them the importance of protecting this valuable resource. I am honored to be selected for this award,” Gauch said.