Keep Texas Beautiful named Erin Hoffer, Planos’ lead environmental education coordinator, a winner for the 2022 Sadie Ray Graff Educator Award.
According to a city post, the award recognizes educators who provide instruction and programs to students in prekindergarten through college.
Hoffer has over two decades of education experience. He is also a Collin County Master Gardner and State of Texas Master Composter.
Hoffer was instrumental in helping Planos Sustainability and Environmental Education Division relocate its Live Green in Plano Program online during the pandemic. She also helped to develop learning strategies.
In a prepared statement Suzanne Kho (executive director of Keep Texas Beautiful) said that she is proud to recognize Texans who have made a positive impact on our state. Their actions go beyond protecting the environment. They also inspire other community members to get involved in helping keep Texas beautiful.
Hoffer will be honored at the Keep Texas Beautiful annual conference, which is scheduled for June 27-29 in Austin.
According to its website, the nonprofit aims inspire and empower Texans in keeping their communities clean and beautiful. Website.