Education Programs

OUR EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Engaging Curiosity. Building Connections. Inspiring Stewardship.

FOR SCHOOL GROUPS AND CLASSROOMS

We offer free STEM-focused and Next Generation Science Standards-aligned virtual wastewater and stormwater lessons for schools in the greater Seattle area.

 

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“I think IslandWood has tremendous potential to help in developing stronger, healthier, more sustainable communities.”

– Steve Garlid, Bryant Elementary Teacher

FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE EDUCATORS

The IslandWood Graduate Program in Education for Environment and Community is a 10-month immersive residency in justice-oriented environmental education; experiential, student-centered learning; and culturally-responsive teaching and curriculum development.

 

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“The biggest takeaway from IslandWood was my philosophy of education—more specifically, how I see my students as whole children, not just learners in my classroom…Children are not just experiencing the world but are instead using their past experiences to shape the world around them.”

– Kacey Lebby, IslandWood Graduate Program in Education for Environment and Community, Class of 2014

FOR ADULTS AND FAMILIES

Designed to align with Washington’s 3rd – 6th grade science curriculum, this in-person, outdoor program on Bainbridge Island deepens children’s science knowledge, strengthens problem-solving skills, and inspires teamwork.

 

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