Outreach Specialist - LEAF - Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE)

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 5:00pm

Address:

Stevens Point, WI
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Specific areas of responsibility for the position include:

  • Developing, Delivering, and Evaluating Programs (65%)
  • Researching and analyzing school audience needs and desires relative to sustainable forestry education.
  • Planning and implementing sustainable forestry education professional development opportunities and resources that benefit Wisconsin.
  • Connecting forestry resources and services to K-12 school communities, to other WCEE programs, and to other environmental education efforts.
  • Facilitating the development of networks of teachers with similar sustainable forestry education interests to encourage shared experiences, knowledge, and resources.
  • Assisting in the development and operation of the school grounds and school forest programs, which encourage the use of school forests and other outdoor learning opportunities for K-12 communities.
  • Assisting with the upkeep of forestry education curriculum.
  • Evaluating program effectiveness and impact.
  • Consulting with Schools (25%)
  • Consulting with schools, school districts, and Cooperative Educational Service Agency personnel to implement sustainable forestry and sustainable education integration efforts that address school forests, curriculum, culture, operations, and community connections.
  • Supporting WCEE, CNR, and UW-Stevens Point (10%)
  • Contributing to the WCEE’s outreach mission.
  • Contributing to communication stories & pictures for the WCEE and CNR.
  • Other duties as assigned by the WCEE Director to fulfill the missions of the WCEE, College of Natural Resources, and UW-Stevens Point.