Our school programs staff support both student learning and professional development for educators. The ideas of place and sustainability are at the heart of our work. We offer a variety of experiences that inspire deep connections to community, and a commitment to a healthy future.
- Professional Development for Educators
Build your knowledge and enhance your teaching practice around education for sustainability.
- School Programs
Promote your students’ learning and your own professional development with on-site programs, investigations in your community, related workshops.
- Children's Farmyard Group Visits
Participate in scheduled activities and/or explore the farmyard at your own pace.
- Sustainable Schools Project
Engage your students and improve your school using sustainability as an integrating context for your school's curriculum, community partnerships, and campus practices.
- Vermont FEED
Raise your school and community's awareness about healthy food, the role of Vermont farms and farmers, and good nutrition.
- A Forest for Every Classroom
Get inspired, learn, and gain the skills to use place-based education to transform your classroom.
Why participate in professional development at Shelburne Farms? In this short video (<3 min), educators share their experiences and reflections at our 2014 Summer Institute on Educating for Sustainability. Their reflections capture the spirit of all Shelburne Farms' professional development programs.