It was wonderful to chat with Dezarae Jones-Hartwig, board member at the Association of Professional Humane Educators (APHE). APHE is a membership organization that promotes humane education and provides professional development, resources, and networking for those who foster empathy toward people, animals, and the environment. Listen to our latest episode of Connected Roots to learn about APHE's rich history, annual conference, and the many unique benefits of membership.
About our Guest:
Dezarae Jones-Hartwig is currently in her fifteenth year at the Wisconsin Humane Society, where she serves as Youth Programs Manager. She has developed a number of new programs for the organization to benefit all ages, from story times to a service learning program for teens. She has served on the Board of Directors to the Association for Professional Humane Educators (APHE) for over eight years and during that time had the roles of President and currently Treasurer. Dezarae received her Master of Fine Arts in Theatre in Education from Arizona State University and often incorporates theatre and drama into her humane education programs.