Title: Environmental Impact Consultant
Company: Los Angeles County
Location: Glendora, California, United States
Dr. Ann Bailey Croissant, PhD, Environmental Impact Consultant for Los Angeles County, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in science education.
With a hard work ethic and resourcefulness instilled in her from her childhood, Dr. Croissant has met with success throughout her career by facing challenges with faith, perseverance and a moral compass. She utilized these traits throughout her field when breaking societal barriers and stereotypes, especially for women in science. The education, opportunities, and scholarships Dr. Croissant invested in her goals were the steps that prepared for realizing her full potential. In her career, she has held prominent roles, including founding president of the San Gabriel Mountains Regional Conservancy, professor of education and behavior studies at Azusa Pacific University, instructor for the Mount San Antonio Community College, lecturer for the California State Polytechnic University, and teacher for various public and private schools at the secondary level. Dr. Croissant has been in her current role as an environmental impact reports consultant since 1987.
Dr. Croissant demonstrates top skills as a biologist, botanist, plant physiologist, comparative nutritionist, instructor, educator, and creative and collaborative leader. She prepared for her career by achieving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Northern Colorado in 1961, a Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin in 1968, and a PhD from the University of Southern California in 1991. She has impacted her professional community by publishing industry texts, including “Wild Flowers of the San Gabriel Mountains, Second Edition,” “Environmental Nonprofits, Sharing with Government, Serving the Public,” “Plants: The Green Machines,” and “Ecology, Pollution, Energy.” In addition, she has presented on numerous studies and research for the national forum at the Urban Land Institute, as well as performed special studies on teaching tools for classrooms, workshops and nature centers. An award-winning professional, Dr. Croissant earned a Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as numerous accolades from such organizations as the National Sustainable Sites Initiative, the Carnegie Institute of Teaching, the American Association for Higher Education, the Glendora Teachers Association, and the National Science Foundation.
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