In partnership with University of Washington – Seattle, IslandWood offers a 10-month Graduate Certificate Program based on our 250-acre forested campus on Bainbridge Island, WA. Through graduate-level coursework in environmental and justice-oriented education, biweekly field-teaching experiences, and 1:1 mentoring, student earn 31 graduate credits to be applied toward a Master’s in Education degree from University of Washington’s top-ranked College of Education.
slandWood Overview: IslandWood’s mission is to provide exceptional learning experiences and inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship. Our innovative outdoor learning experiences foster three main goals:
Provide a foundation of stewardship for our students through their experience on campus
Create equitable access to and culturally responsive instruction for all students in science education
Develop meaningful and sustainable relationships with the community
Who are we?
IslandWood provides exceptional learning experiences to inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship; our 250-acre campus is located on Bainbridge Island. The Administrative Operations Coordinator - EEC Graduate Program is responsible for providing administrative support to facilitate the operations of the EEC Graduate Program by maintaining the digital infrastructure, scheduling meetings and trainings, providing student support services.
The Staff Instructor is a seasonal, full-time member of the professional education team for IslandWood. During the school year, the Staff Instructor will teach each week in alignment with established curriculum while ensuring culturally responsive instruction to engage all learners.
The Manager enhances the IslandWood EEC program’s capacity to implement the current EEC program, manage recruitment processes, and take on a leadership role on the programs, recruit students to its graduate program by assessing current recruiting systems and strategies and making recommendations, based on experience and knowledge of best practices, to improve the number, caliber and quality of inquiries and applications submitted by prospective students.
IslandWood’s Urban School Programs engage students in their home environments and dig deep into how built and natural systems work in tandem. Our programs seek to cultivate understanding of the complexity of urban systems to give learners the tools to generate solutions that lead to resilient, healthy, and thriving communities. For the 2022 spring season, our programs will be delivered via multiple formats as we restart our field programs. Our current plan is to resume on-site programs at the Brightwater Education Center in Woodinville, at parks in Seattle and at other sites beginning in March 2022 depending on current COVID conditions and restrictions.
Job Title: Urban Programs Educator; Classification: Part-time/Seasonal, Hourly/Non-exempt; Work Schedule: Weekdays during school hours; schedule varies; March 2022 through June 2022; Work Location: Varies depending on program; Pay Rate: $18.50 per hour; Benefit Package: This position is part-time and does not qualify for health benefits; Seattle’s Paid Sick & Safe Time hours apply
IslandWood Summer Camps on Bainbridge Campus invites children to discover a new way of seeing nature, themselves, and one another. In doing so, each person comes to understand their ability to change the world for the better. IslandWood operates traditional day camp programs for campers 4 years-old through those entering 9th grade. Running from mid-June through mid-August, these experiences directly address IslandWood’s mission of inspiring lifelong learning and environmental and community stewardship.
IslandWood Summer Camps at Brightwater Center invites children to discover a new way of seeing nature, themselves, and one another. In doing so, each person comes to understand their ability to change the world for the better. At the Brightwater Center, IslandWood operates traditional day camp programs for campers entering 1st grade through those entering 6th grade. Running from July through mid-August
IslandWood Summer Camps at Brightwater Center invites children to discover a new way of seeing nature, themselves, and one another. In doing so, each person comes to understand their ability to change the world for the better. IslandWood’s Brightwater Center operates traditional day camp programs for campers 6 years-old through those entering 6th grade. Running from late June through mid-August, these experiences directly address IslandWood’s mission of inspiring lifelong learning.