Celeste Royer

Board Member

Celeste Royer is a veteran administrator with 35 years of experience in environmental and outdoor education. She currently serves as the Interim Director of Equity & Inclusion at Ten Strands. As Director of Environmental Education at the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education, she directed the Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School’s residential, field, and classroom programs. As Director of the California Regional Environmental Education Community Network, she built regional and statewide partnerships to support environmental education programs and initiatives. She provided 30 years of leadership and support to the California Outdoor School Association. A strong advocate of environmental literacy for all, Celeste serves on numerous boards and advisory committees of organizations that promote equity and justice in environmental education including UC Berkeley’s BEETLES Project and California Environmental Education Foundation. Celeste holds degrees from UCLA, SFSU, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where she currently teaches Wilderness and Environmental Education. Married with two adult children, Celeste enjoys nature, family and pet time, traveling, and reading.