Antoinette Dendtler

Regional Network: 
National Fellows
Class Year: 
2004
Position: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
Environment Community Opportunity (ECO) Charter School
Location: 

Antoinette Dendtler is the founding executive director of Camden, New Jersey's proposed ECO Charter School, where she seeks to create a new "ecology of the school." An educator for the past nine years, Antoinette has taught and held a variety of administrative positions within private and public school communities in Pennsylvania and New Mexico. Through her recent academic and volunteer work with urban young people, Antointette has worked to explore the ways in which an interdisciplinary, environmentally-focused course of study can improve urban students' academic achievement, inspire environmental stewardship and initiate community development.