Category Archives: Education

Eco-Reps Pilot Sustainability Micro-Endorsement

This year, the Center for Service and Sustainability, the Leahy Center, and the SMART Space launched a pilot of Micro-Endorsements, a new opportunity for Champlain undergraduate students.  Micro-Endorsements are a credential to demonstrate a particular skill set to be highlighted on a student’s digital resume or LinkedIn profile. As a non-credit-bearing credential, Micro-Endorsements are a […]

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News & Events from Shelburne Farms: Sugarbush Exploration, Spring Lambing & Shifts at the Market Garden

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store You and your students can be changemakers! Shelburne Farms professional learning programs prepare PK-12 educators to facilitate learning experiences for students with a lens of sustainability. All of our programs support you in educating for a more healthy and just future. Learn more about our upcoming programs. Discover Maple Sugaring at the […]

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VT Education & Environment Network’s April Newsletter

Happy Spring! With the Equinox passed, and sugaring season at a wrap in most places, we are in the height of mud season, known to trap unsuspecting boots and cars in puddles. We are seeing Vermont organizations remain resilient, offering gtreat programming in virtual spaces in-person programming to virtual spaces, and person educators continuing to […]

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Teaching Outside Resource Round-Up with the Vermont Education & Environment Network – April 15

Join the Vermont Education and Environment Network for a round table discussion on resources and tools to enhance your outdoor teaching toolkit. This webinar will be focused on comments and questions you as a classroom our outdoor educator might have about teaching outdoors. Come excited to discuss and connect with fellow educators to learn and […]

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March 2021 Newsletter – UNEP Youth and Education Alliance

MARCH 2021 NEWSLETTER “The Earth has music for those who listen.”– William Shakespeare UNEP Youth & Education Alliance (YEA!) Updates: Green Jobs for Youth:NEW RELEASE from UNEP’s Youth and Education Alliance! Global Guidance for Education on Green Jobs: Connecting Higher Education and Green Opportunities for Planetary Health – Designed for educators, career advisors, curricular developers, education commissions and administrators, this document has […]

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Shelburne Farms’ 2021 Updates, Celebrating Sugaring, and Climate Change Learning

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store Here in Shelburne, we are in the midst of spring lambing and sugaring season, and the summer growing season is around the corner. Given that the remaining course of the pandemic is still uncertain, we have decided that we will not be opening many of our on-site programs and operations in 2021. […]

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Professional Development opportunities with Shelburne Farms

Dear Friend, With the promise of spring, we’re all keeping a watchful eye on the land — for emerging buds, dripping sap, and returning songbirds. Signs of renewal, adaptation, connection, and hope. We need them right now! So do your students. And these are the values and skills they will rely on as they become changemakers […]

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Shelburne Farms news: Winter Wildlife Detectives, a Warm Recipe for Cold Weather & Professional Learning for Educators

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store What does sugaring in a changing climate look like? For us, right now, it looks like… just sugaring. But that’s not to say all is healthy in the woods. The Vermont sugaring season is shifting, and our Farm woodlands are changing. Here’s how we’re responding. Burlington City & Lake Semester Wins […]

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Find your community and your compass with Shelburne Farms’ professional development series

Greetings from Shelburne Farms’ Professional Learning Team! We hope that this email finds you safe and well.  Despite all its countless disruptions, this past year has truly elevated the issues you care about – equity, climate justice, health, and food systems, and spotlighted the essential role of the educator, as you’ve supported learners, families and communities […]

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Change Curricula for Education for Sustainable Development

Webinar Discussion: Changing Curricula to Educate for Sustainable Development Thursday, February 11th at 8:00 am Eastern Time This event will be a sharing of successful precedents, key resources and a facilitated discussion about how to shift curricula to include education for sustainable development.  Participants will predominantly be from higher education but anyone interested in how […]

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