Nathan Lyczak
Transition Team Leader

Joined Kroka: 2008

Education: M.Ed. Harvard University

Bio: Nathan has enjoyed a variety of roles at Kroka during the past 14 years, including Summer Director, Capital Campaign Coordinator, Cartographer, and Managing Director. Prior to coming to Kroka, he had served as a communications officer in the US Navy, taught English for a year in Nicaragua, and worked as a 4th grade classroom teacher in rural New Hampshire. As an undergraduate he studied Physics, changing course later in life when he pursued a Masters Degree in Education at Harvard University. Nathan has also held leadership roles at the Food Project in Lincoln MA, and the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership in Rockland, ME. He is the proud parent of two Kroka semester program alumni, and partner of long-time expedition leader and educator Hanah LaBarre. He is thrilled to be returning to full time work at Kroka at this unique moment of transition in the organization.

Favorite things about Kroka: Sleeping in canvas wall tents.

Personal Passions: Sailing with friends and family.