Paul Bocko, Ph.D. is Faculty in the AUNE Department of Education. He teaches in the Experienced Educator and Integrated Learning (elementary, early childhood, and special education licenses) programs. He is the Concentration Director for Place-based Education and Educating for Sustainability in the Experienced Educator Program. He serves as the Internship Coordinator for the Integrated Learning Program. Research and special interests include sustainability education, place-based education, place-based social justice, equity in education, sociocultural theory, reconstructionism, and problem-based learning. Paul also serves as the Director of the Antioch Center for School Renewal (ACSR), the professional and community development service division of the department. He is a Critical Skills Master Teacher and School Reform Initiative National Facilitator. He is the Project Manager for the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve, 645 acres of uplands, wetlands, and diverse woodlands in Keene, NH. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College of Education in 2022. His research focus is on how teachers guide K-12 students to design solutions for real-world problems as they fully participate as citizens and ensure that current and future generations live meaningful lives and advance racial, social, economic, and environmental justice.