Sustainability Consultant, Eco-Artist, Former Educator
Princeton, NJ

Liz CutlerLiz Cutler is a whole school sustainability consultant for PK12 schools and is an environmental artist. Her passions of nature and education are her throughline. She had what she considered to be the best job in the world, teaching literature, writing, and environmental awareness for 37 years at Princeton Day School, where she also founded a whole school sustainability initiative and served as its director for 20 years. Her most recent teaching role was as the Master Teacher-in-Residence at The Island School in The Bahamas helping the young faculty improve their teaching practice.

She is the founding Director of OASIS (Organizing Action on Sustainability In Schools), a non-profit consortium of over 40 central Jersey schools and school districts working together to become more environmentally sustainable. She has received awards from The Watershed Institute, Sustainable Princeton, the National Garden Club of America, and most recently, the 2024 Donald B. Jones Award for a lifetime in conservation. She serves on the boards of Sustainable Princeton and the Green Schools Alliance.

Earlier in life, Liz was a wilderness instructor, the founder of Noazim (a Jewish wilderness camping program for high school students), the publicity manager at both Princeton University Press and the Guggenheim Museum, and a martial artist. She holds a BA from Duke University and an MA from Princeton University. She adores cooking, gardening, canoeing, and international folk dance. She is married to a marvelous mate, Tom Kreutz, and they have three children.