Dean Mann



Dean Mann is from central Pennsylvania and a Penn State graduate. Mr. Mann taught science and special education for ten years.  This is his sixth year at the Outdoor School. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.  Mr. Mann loves nature and being outside.

Favorite Quote: "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." -Henry David Thoreau








Carly Miller




Carly Miller is originally from Maine, but now calls Gettysburg, PA her home. She is a graduate of West Virginia University. This is Ms. Miller's thirteenth year at Outdoor School. She enjoys traveling, horseback riding, backpacking, hanging out with her family & three pups and just about anything to get outside!

Favorite Quote: "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." -Gandhi







Anne Riddle





Anne Riddle is orginally from Houston, Texas. This is her fourth year at the Outdoor School although she has taught science in Carroll County for 13 years. She enjoys kayaking, traveling to National Parks with her husband and her pup, Sundae. She also likes hanging out with her nieces and nephew.

Favorite Quote: "If you care enough about a result, you will most certainly attain it." -William James







Tom Vail



Tom Vail is originally from Woodlawn in Baltimore County and moved to Carroll County at age 11, where he still resides. Mr. Vail graduated from Liberty High School and Western Maryland College. He has worked at the Outdoor School for 22 years. Mr. Vail has taught marching band at Liberty High School for the past 28 years. He enjoys music and plays guitar in two local bands.

Favorite Quote: “Music is the universal language.”