Graduate Certificate Program in Education for Environment & Community

IslandWood Bainbridge Island, Washington
Job Type Student / postdoc

Become an educator for healthy communities and the planet.  Join us!


IslandWood prepares leaders in innovative and inclusive education for a sustainable future.  Our graduate program in Education for Environment & Community, offered in partnership with the University of Washington's top-ranked College of Education is a 10-month outdoor teaching residency preparing culturally-responsive educators capable of catalyzing community and environmental stewardship.  


Through coursework in environmental education and inclusive instruction, biweekly field-teaching experiences, and one-on-one mentoring, you will - 

  • Learn best practices in integrated, experiential, student-centered learning
  • Develop culturally-responsive teaching and curriculum development skills
  • Deepen your understanding the systems and theories behind educational practices


The 2019-2020 academic year runs from August 20, 2019 - June 13, 2020.  Applications received by March 15, 2019 automatically receive a $250 tuition discount if accepted.  Scholarships and service awards of up to $10,000 are available to qualified applicants. 


Please visit to the IslandWood website to request information and learn more.  Or reach out directly to:

Kathie Bradford


About IslandWood

IslandWood is a nonprofit working to advance innovative and inclusive education that fosters greater environmental health, a sustainable future, and social and ecological wellbeing for all. We partner with public schools, community organizations, higher education institutions, government, and more to expand the impact of our work.  Learn more in this video.  

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