Outdoor Recreation Inclusion Specialist
Primary Location: Outdoor Recreation at Garfield Park Reservation
Matt joined the Outdoor Recreation team in 2018. He holds a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Cincinnati and has a passion for teaching reading and language. He loves taking his pedagogy and applying it to outdoor recreation activities; he believes that nature is the best classroom in which to teach. By applying his background in special education to the outdoors, he’s working to develop adaptive recreation programs and devise new forms of assistive technology to help all people enjoy Cleveland Metroparks. When he’s not working, he enjoys hiking with his dog, trail running, rock climbing, and searching for old books at yard sales.