Tracy Jackson is a bright and enthusiastic scientist, science teacher, and caver. In addition to helping to create CaveSim using her geology degree and artistic skill, Tracy has developed extensive educational programs for CaveSim. Tracy also plays a key role in creating our interactive electronically-sensed cave formations, artifacts, and cave fauna. By day, Tracy is the Education Director at Catamount Institute, a local non-profit with a mission to "inspire ecological stewardship." At Catamount, Tracy leads outdoor and environmental education programs for youth and adults, including field trips, after school clubs and camps. Tracy has always had a deep love for environmental science and has been exploring cave ecosystems since she was twelve years old. She pursued her love of the underground and environmental science, earning her undergraduate degree in geology from the University of Georgia. After putting her geology degree to work teaching in the field at education centers like Nature's Classroom, the Audubon Center of the North woods, and the Boy Scouts's of America's Philmont Scout Ranch, Tracy earned her Masters of Art in Teaching at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Tracy is a certified Project Underground Trainer, and she has designed lesson plans for CaveSim that are aligned with Colorado Department of Education standards.
have worked on every aspect of cave passage construction for CaveSim. They use their artistic and construction skills, honed over more than 20 years, to help create our rugged, highly-realistic cave passage. This hardworking husband and wife team are also cavers, and their professionalism makes them a perfect fit for CaveSim. We are proud to have them contracting with our team.