Who are we?

The Soil Science Society of America is host to these pages of educational resources for teachers. Feel free to contact us with feedback, questions, or ideas for our site:

Susan Chapman
Soil Science Society of America
5585 Guilford Road, Madison, WI 53711
608-268-4951, schapman@soils.org

SSSA K-12 Education Committee


The goal of the Soil Sciecne Society of America's K-12 Education committee is to increase interest and awareness of soil sciences. This includes information, curriculum, and more. Soil science composes biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science, and makes an excellent choice as teaching material for K-12 teachers. 

View contact information for soil scientists who are members of the SSSA K-12 Education Committee

Certified Professional Soil Scientists

Search for Certified Soil Scientists in your area (search by city, state, zip code) to find a local soils expert:


The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is the home for 6,000+ professionals dedicated to advancing the discipline and practice of soil science relating to environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management and recycling, crop production, and wise land use.

There are two certification programs of SSSA, Certified Professional Soil Scientists and Certified Professional Classifiers. Certification is the benchmark of professionalism that sets the standards for knowledge, skills, and conduct.