Island Wood

islandwoodlogoIslandWood prepares leaders in innovative and inclusive education for a sustainable future. Our graduate certificate program in Education for Environment & Community, offered in partnership with the University of Washington's top-ranked College of Education is a 10-month outdoor teaching residency preparing culturally-responsive educators capable of catalyzing community and environmental stewardship.

Through graduate level coursework in environmental and justice-oriented education (equity and anti-bias work), biweekly field-teaching experiences, and one-on-one mentoring, students will:
- Learn best practices in integrated, experiential, student-centered learning
- Develop culturally-responsive teaching and curriculum development skills
- Deepen an understanding of the systems and theories behind educational practice

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