As a result of more than 20 years of Veterinary and Teaching experience, Erik Callender along with a brigade of rescued and adopted reptiles and amphibians, inspires thousands of school children in the United States and worldwide to follow their dreams!
In 2006 Erik graduated from Stony Brook University with a degree in Biology and Environmental studies, and kick started the environmental education company Erik's Reptile Edventures. Six years later, he and a team in the US and Madagascar formed the not for profit Wildlife Kids Club International. This made it possible to create an environmental school to connect school children to nature. Additionally Callender was nominated to be a Ted x speaker and was subject of a PBS documentary( Reptile Rumba), and mini documentary( A man and his Dream) that received two Emmy Awards!