Before enrolling in IslandWood’s Education for Environment and Community graduate program, Rebekah Gardea (EEC 2016) says she lacked a language to talk about her developing passion for environmental education.READ MORE
I trained in elementary education; however, I’ve always chosen to teach beyond the classroom. My philosophy of education centers on providing direct experience with the subject of study—I am at heart an experiential learner.READ MORE
Mónica Mesquita came to IslandWood because she wanted to learn how to be a better educator. Graduate students in the Education for Environment and Community (EEC) program spend alternating weeks teaching fourth and fifth graders in the School Overnight Program.READ MORE
IslandWood is thrilled to welcome Dr. Déana Scipio as our new Director of the Graduate Program in Education for Environment and Community (EEC). As an alumna of the program herself, she brings a unique perspective and extensive experience in the field.READ MORE
Kelvin Washington, class of 2014, was the first Black man to attend IslandWood’s program in Education for Environment and Community (EEC). On day one, he sat in Learning Studio 105 and thought to himself, “Who’s going to get me?”READ MORE
IslandWood acknowledges that we live and work on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people, who have been stewards of this region's land and waters since time immemorial, and who continue to protect these lands and waters for future generations, as promised by the Point Elliott Treaty of 1855, the Treaty of Point No Point of 1855, and the Treaty of Medicine Creek of 1854.
While the majority of our work takes place on Suquamish (suq̀ʷabš) and Duwamish (dxʷdɐwʔabʃ) land, we also conduct programs on the land of the Snohomish (sduhúbʃ), Puyallup (spuyaləpabš), Muckleshoot (buklshuhls), Skokomish (sqoqc’bes), and S’Klallam (nəxʷsƛ̕ay̕əm) peoples.
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