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Forest School Teacher

Forest Teacher Institute / Forest School Teacher

Length of Training: 2 weeks (30 hours, Zoom classes, individual projects and group work:  see class descriptions) Live Zoom Sessions: each weeknight | 6PM – 7:30PM ET

Session Provides: 

  • Roundtable discussions with local administrators, teachers and leaders
  • Debrief and reflection
  • Group projects
  • Individual consultations with faculty and mentors
  • Nature Inspiration sessions
  • Virtual visits to several regional schools that have FS programs

4 Core Classes +  one seminar and one lab course

201  Forest School Observation and Assessment Strategies  

202  Developing Rituals, Schedules and Mindfulness

203  Teaching Sustainable Education in Forest School

204  Naturalist Studies

205 Curriculum Development

Seminar: Parent Education & Involvement 

Lab: TBD: Art in Nature, Nature Journaling 

 

Prerequisites: 

  • Completion of: Introduction to Forest School; or participant provides documentation of prior experience and knowledge in the field.
  • Bachelors or Associate degree in education or related field/ or experience teaching in an informal setting.

 Participant Receives: 

  • Certificate—Forest School Teacher
  • Completes Professional Portfolio

Fee: $395 for 4 core classes, 1 seminar and 1 lab class

10% discount on total tuition for groups of 2 or more from the same school

For applicable discounts and group rates, email info@forestteacher.org.

Dates:

  • August 9 – 22
  • September 9 – 23
  • October 25 – November 5
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