This week’s blog post is written by Tony Knight, EdD, Superintendent of the Oak Park Unified School District and Environmental Literacy Steering Committee (ELSC) member. About his district, Dr. Knight writes: The Oak Park Unified School District is a place for children to grow, where they will be valued and honored and be educated in […]
About Dr. Tony
Tony Knight, EdD, is superintendent of the Oak Park Unified School District and adjunct professor of education at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. He has served as a public school teacher and administrator for 38 years. Under Dr. Knight’s leadership, Oak Park Unified School District was named the first U.S. Green Ribbon School District in California, one of a handful in the nation recognized for commitment to environmental education and sustainable practices. He is an underwater photographer interested in ocean conservation issues, and serves on the NOAA Channel Islands National Martine Sanctuary Advisory Council. Dr. Knight is an environmentalist and animal welfare advocate. He and his wife enjoy traveling and exploring the world, especially areas set aside for conservation.