Ray Tschillard is the Director of the Poudre Learning Center for the Poudre Learning Center. He has over 31 years of educational experience working with students of all age levels and has been active in developing and promoting science curriculum that focuses on inquiry-based methods. Ray is passionate about the development of students through outdoor education.

He completed his MA degree in Earth Science at the University of Northern Colorado and received a bachelor’s degree in Earth Science from Simpson College. He and his wife Debbie have two adult children and three grandchildren.