Category Archives: Faculty: Professional Development

Invitation for Faculty/Staff: “Field Guide to Climate Anxiety” Book Group with Sarah Jaquette Ray (Jan 8, 15 & 22)

Our friends at UVM have invited Champlain faculty & staff to join a book group this January — “A Field Guide To Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet”  (Jacquette Ray, 2020). – available as an e-book through the Champlain Library. Sarah will be joining us  on Jan 8, 15, & 22, 2021 to […]

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How to “Make Climate a Class” in any course next semester

Dear Colleagues and Friends, As professors and teachers turn their attention to spring semesterplanning, please share this resource with climate-concerned college andhigh school teachers: an easy and locally relevant way to #MakeClimataClass. Click here for university-hosted climate solutions webinars featuring localexperts, one for almost every state. This opportunity is NOT JUST FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES TEACHERS. […]

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The Election & Upcoming Opportunities | Second Nature

A Message From Second Nature President Tim Carter With the election of President-Elect Joe Biden, here’s what we know: During their campaign, the Biden-Harris ticket made climate change one of their top focus areas and that remains true as they begin the transition. Their plan includes having the United States rejoin the Paris Agreement, as well as transitioning […]

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Developing a Sense of Place During Distance Learning Webinar – 11/17

I would like to draw your attention to an upcoming and timely webinar with the NAGT webinar series.  Developing a Sense of Place During Distance Learning Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Time: 1:00pm PT | 2:00pm MT | 3:00pm CT | 4:00pm ET Registration deadline: Sunday, November 15, 2020 Webinar DescriptionSense of place helps students contextualize […]

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A short course and practicum on Equity & Justice from the Sustainability Curriculum Consortium

“advancing curriculum and faculty developmentfor sustainability in higher education” The Sustainability Curriculum Consortium is pleased to announce in collaboration with The Foresight Lab a 4-week online course and practicum for faculty on an especially timely topic: “Truth, Lies, Peace & Reconciliation: Teaching and Building Capacity to Deliver an Era of Social Equity & Justice” Designed and Delivered by The Foresight Lab Regenerative […]

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AASHE Bulletin: Arizona State U to Plant Carbon Sink & Learning Forest + More

March 10, 2020 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise Just a few days remain to apply for a valuable professional development opportunity, the 2020 AASHE Sustainability Across the Curriculum Leadership Workshop, happening June 3-4, on the beautiful campus of San Diego State University. Two days of rich presentations and exercises will acquaint participants with how to lead […]

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Shelburne Farms: Be recharged. Be inspired. For you, your students, and the planet

Give yourself the gift of learning and inspiration by joining us for a short course, a summer institute, or a year-long experience this year! Shape your curriculum for a healthy and just future. Cultivate a sense of joy, wonder, and hope in you and your students. Inspire action in your own classroom and community. Reach […]

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AASHE Newsletter: 13 Institutions Become ‘Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers’ + More

February 18, 2020 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise News of the Week Thirteen Institutions Become ‘Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers’ The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) selected 13 institutions as Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers. Organized around the five pillars of […]

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News and events from Crow’s Path

February Newsletter In this newsletter: Presenting Frederick Castor Olmstead | A Sticker and a Story Summer Teacher Training | Reading Vermont’s Landscape Girls Circle | Continues through Winter & Spring February & April Vacation Camps | A few spots left!  Summer Camp Registration | Open Enrollment Until February 15 Wild Burlington Lecture Series | Return of the Red-winged Blackbird Vermont City […]

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AASHE Bulletin- Two Weeks Left to Take the Higher Education Sustainability Staffing Survey

Show us some love by completing the survey by Feb. 14. Membership | Resources | Events & Education | STARS | AASHE Connect TIME IS RUNNING OUT! We are closing the 2020 Higher Education Sustainability Staffing Survey on Friday, Feb. 14, and wanted to give you one last chance to participate. Submit your responses before it’s too […]

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