Sea Turtle Hatchling Orientation from Nest to Ocean


Bob Kotran (left foreground)
Robert Kotran

Robert Kotran

Dr. Kotran taught on the secondary level for 32 years in the Allentown School District. He gained a reputation for involving students in experiential learning, and won numerous teaching awards.  His others interests included reading, golf, chess and writing. He wrote several short stories; One of which, entitled "Kawarau Bridge," was published by the Allentown Arts Council in 1988.

Sadly Bob passed away on August 11, 2005. This module is a reflection of his efforts to educate our youth on the importance of environmental awareness and conservation biology.

Academic History:

  • Kutztown University, Biology, Bachelor of Science in Education, May 24, 1970, Biology Certification
  • Muhlenberg College, 1971, General Science Certification
  • Kutztown University, Biology, Master of Science, August 22, 1975
  • Temple University, Science Education, Doctor of Education, May 21, 1987
  • Praxis Test, 2003, Environmental Education Certification