Hanna Porter is a Secondary School Teacher in Geography and Politics with the Toronto District School Board. She received her MA in Political Science from Lund University in Sweden in 1997, the same year she moved to Canada. As well as teaching, she has been involved in environmental initiatives within the TDSB since 2001 and she joined EcoSpark’s Board of Directors in 2012. Hanna’s passion for the environment and environmental education stems from her upbringing. Her mother was one of the driving forces behind environmental education in Sweden in the 1980s and Hanna and her family spent a lot of time exploring, enjoying and preserving the environment.