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Alan Leonard Schwartz

Alan Leonard Schwartz, American environmental science and biology educator. Certified science teacher, New Jersey. Recipient Presidential award for excellence in science and mathematics teaching National Science Foundation, 1987, Governor's award for outstanding teaching New Jersey Department Education, 1988, grantee, 1970.


  • Schwartz, Alan Leonard was born on November 18, 1945 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Son of David and Frieda (Metz) Schwartz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, 1968. Master of Science in Marine Science, Long Island University, 1974. Postgraduate, Monmouth College, 1992.

      Postgraduate, College of Atlantic, 1992.


    • Teacher Williamstown (New Jersey) High School, 1968-1972, Holmdel (New Jersey) High School, since 1974. Teacher marine science Freehold (New Jersey) Regional High School Continuing Education, 1981. Evaluator National Science Foundation Grant Program, 1990.

      Advisor Holmdel High School Environmental Club, 1993. Presenter of critical thinking and hands-on workshops and lectures to civic groups, professional organizations, conventions and other schools.

    Major achievements

    • Certified science teacher, New Jersey.


    • Photographer, editor, author 6 videos, 1984, 91, 92. Co-author curriculum.


    Member Society for Marine Mammology, New Jersey Littoral Society, National Education Association, New Jersey Education Association, Nature Conservancy.



    Sailing, canoeing, mountain biking, birding, wood and metal working.


    • Married Anna Schwartz, June 16, 1968.
    • father: David Schwartz
    • mother: Frieda (Metz) Schwartz
    • spouse: Anna Schwartz
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    Born November 18, 1945
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      Rutgers University
    • 1974
      Long Island University
    • 1992
      Monmouth College
    • 1992
      College of Atlantic
    • 1968 - 1972
      Teacher, Williamstown (New Jersey) High School
    • 1974
      Teacher, Williamstown (New Jersey) High School