Nancy Rosenow

Executive Director, Dimensions Foundation/Nature Explore

Nancy Rosenow is the executive director of Dimensions Educational Research Foundation/Nature Explore which delivers research, resources, outdoor classroom design services, and workshops to organizations throughout the United States. Dimensions works in collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation on Nature Explore, a national program designed to help children reconnect with the natural world as an integral part of daily learning, and Rosenow delivers trainings and keynote addresses across the country. Nature Explore has helped host a number of national and international events focusing on nature education. Rosenow has authored a number of articles for publications and journals such as Exchange, Young Children and Out of the Box Training. She is the author of the book “Heart-Centered Teaching Inspired by Nature” and is co-author “Learning with Nature Idea Book” and “Growing with Nature: Supporting Whole-Child Learning in Outdoor Classrooms.” Rosenow is a founding member of the international Nature Action Collaborative for Children Leadership team, is Nebraska’s past president for the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and is on the International Organizing Committee of the World Forum Foundation.