Hanna Porter is a secondary school geography and politics teacher with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). She received her MA in Political Science from Lund University in Sweden as well as her Bachelor of Education, Intermediate/Senior – Geography and Politics and her Honour Specialist in Geography from OISE, University of Toronto. In addition to teaching, Hanna has been involved in environmental initiatives within the TDSB since 2001 including the TDSB Ecoschool’s Environmental Advisory Committee and staff advisor to her school’s Environment Action Team. Hanna 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.