Carol Radford




Carol Radford, M.A.

Education Programs Manager

San Diego Natural History Museum (retired)


Carol Radford holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Master's degree in Elementary Education, and lifetime California Teaching Credential (K-8). From 1980 through 2005, for the San Diego Natural History Museum, she designed and conducted science workshops and classes for young children (ages 4-12), developed curriculum materials, and conducted teacher workshops. She has also taught courses at the University of California, San Diego (Project COPE; Summer Science Institute), and San Diego State University Extension.

Honors and Awards                            

Outstanding Community Science Educator, SDSEA, 1993

Water Conservation Award, San Diego County Water Authority, 1986


Professional Affiliations                            

San Diego Science Educators Association

California Science Teachers Association                           

National Science Teachers Association

National Science Educators Leadership Association

SanDCREEC Consortium (San Diego California Regional Environmental Education Coordinator)

Balboa Park Educators Council


Ocean Oasis Teacher’s Guide, San Diego Natural History Museum, 2000

Exploring the  World of Insects, San Diego City Schools, 1995

Two Eagles/Dos Aquilas--A Teachers Guide to the Exhibit, Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, 1993

Desert Curriculum Guide, San Diego Natural History Museum, co-author, 1989