Diana Suskind, Ed.D and RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) Associate, is an international Early Childhood consultant and artist. She developed Stonework Play as an activity inspiring children and adults to create meaningful stories through contact with nature; something she passionately believes todays’ world needs. Diana initiated this activity at HEMS School in Kathmandu, Nepal, and has since introduced it throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and Central America. Dr. Suskind recently retired as an associate professor after 30 years of service in the Education Department at Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA. For more information, see her website, Stonework Play on Facebook, and Getting Back to Nature on You Tube.