Mrs. Aura Lester
    GVMS 8th grade Science, Room 111
    610-644-6442 ext. 71111
    Email: alester@gvsd.org
    I have been teaching in the Great Valley School District since 2004. This is my 16th year with the district. Prior to teaching I work in the field of research and non-formal environmental education.
    In Great Valley, I have taught Biology, Ecology, and AP Environmental Science at GVHS, and now 8th grade science at GVMS.  
    Master of Education, Cabrini College 2016
    Teaching Certification program, West Chester University 2004
    B.S. Biology: Ecology, West Chester University 1999
    Extra Curricular:
    Envirothon Team Coach 2004-present
    Ecology Club 2008-2011
    Eco-Adventure Club 2011-2014
    Environmental Enthusiasts Club 2016-2017
    Science Olympiad- Co-advisor and judge at 2017 event 
    Relevant Work Experience:
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education- Grant Program Coordinator
    Marine Biological Laboratory- Toolik Lake Field Station, Alaska- Research Assistant
    West Chester University, Research Assistant
    MWH, Environmental Consultant- Data Manager
    United States Geological Survey, Biology Lab Technician