Remo is dedicated to education for sustainable development. He designed the Human Ecology course offered at The Island School based on educational theories related to critical pedagogy and experiential learning. Remo also acts as the Dean of Faculty and coordinates the Teaching Fellows Program. He received his Masters Degree in Education from Teacher's College, Columbia University and worked as a public school teacher at School of the Future in lower Manhattan – a member of the Coalition of Essential Schools. Other prior experiences include his work as a Peace Corps permaculture volunteer and program coordinator in Panama as well as a “green” builder on Cape Cod. Remo grew up in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon, and studied geology during a semester abroad program in Iceland. He enjoys swimming and surfing and is an avid promoter of reading.