Graduate Student In Education For Environment & Community

Field group on the Floating Classroom.

Become an equity-oriented environmental educator in this graduate certificate program.

Our 250-acre forested campus on Bainbridge Island is surrounded by the Puget Sound and just a ferry ride away from downtown Seattle in Washington State.


Graduate Student In Education For Environment & Community

Bainbridge Island, Washington
$500.00 / month
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 9 months. (Aug 16, 2022)

IslandWood's foundational graduate program in Education for Environment & Community, offered in partnership with the University of Washington's nationally-ranked College of Education is a 10-month teaching residency preparing culturally responsive educators capable of catalyzing community and environmental stewardship.

Through coursework in environmental education and inclusive instruction, regular field-teaching experiences, and one-on-one mentoring, students will:

  • Learn best practices in integrated, experiential, and student-centered learning
  • Develop culturally responsive teaching and curriculum development skills
  • Deepen an understanding of the systems and theories behind educational practices

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year, which runs from August 16, 2022, to June 10, 2023.  Financial aid including scholarships, service awards, and a monthly stipend are available.  Visit our website to learn more.

How to Apply

All students seeking admission to our program must apply and be accepted to both IslandWood AND to the University of Washington’s Master’s in Education Program.

The next priority application deadline is January 7, 2022. 

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