Education for Sustainability
Aimee was recently one of ten Burlington area educators who traveled to Hawai’i to explore the power of place-based and culture-based education and to strengthen a partnership that began last summer in Burlington.
Jorge Yagual recently joined Shelburne Farms as professional learning and farm to school educator. His journey here perfectly captures the rippling impact of our work with educators.
Join with educators, students, and community partners at the Vermont History Museum for a day-long workshop and design studio on March 18th. This is the second event in a series of offerings focused on place-based learning that integrates personalized learning plans (PLPs), flexible pathways and proficiency based graduation requirements. The day will provide experiences with powerful integrated learning partnerships, opportunities to build connections between educators and community partners, and a facilitated curriculum design process.
Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability, an educational initiative of two teachers and Shelburne Farms, was recently recognized as a “Flagship Project” by the United Nations University for its contributions to Quality Education, one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We all need some hope in our lives these days. This is especially true after the October release of the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, and the just released National Climate Assessment. The IPCC report detailed the compounding impacts of climate change, and the dire outlook for our planet.
Watershed for Every Classroom (WEC) is a year-long professional development experience for K-12 educators in the Lake Champlain Basin of Vermont, New York and Québec, brought to you by CBEI - the Champlain Basin Education Initiative.
A year-long, residential, leadership academy for those wishing to be part of a learning community exploring education for sustainability, systems thinking, and school transformation.
Cultivating Farm to Early Childhood (FTEC) is an opportunity for Family Child Care, Head Start, Center-Based and Public Pre-K educators to explore and expand their personal and professional knowledge and experience related to Farm to Early Childhood programming while building and strengthening community connections.