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A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC) Application 2019-2020
Thank you for applying! The first round of applications will be reviewed on February 19, 2019. Please also send a letter of support from your administrator or supervisor to jhaley@shelburnefarms.org. Applications received after this date will be reviewed and accepted as space permits.


The program fee for 2019-2020 is $600. For Upper Valley teachers the course fee is $200 due to grant funding. Scholarships are available, please indicate if you are requesting a scholarship at the end of this form. Requesting a scholarship in no way impacts your application or acceptance into the program. Optional 5 graduate credits through Castleton University is charged separately. Lodging and meals will likely be covered, but is dependent on grant funding (to be determined by February 19, 2019).

During the course, you will have an opportunity to apply for a $200 mini-grant to support your Forest for Every Classroom projects and work with students.

If you have any questions about the application or program, please contact jhaley@shelburnefarms.org.

Course Expectations:

1. Participate in ALL workshops and sessions and complete all course assignments.

2. Strong support from your school administrator or supervisor.

3. Develop a place-based teaching unit or curriculum integration plan which utilizes local resources, addresses education for sustainability goals, incorporates the forest, and meets the requirements of your school.

4. Share your work and ideas with other educators during the course and during the year after the course as you implement your Forest for Every Classroom program.


DATES FOR THE COURSE (Locations are tentative):

Summer Immersion workshop
AUGUST 5-8, 2019 in Woodstock, Vermont

Fall workshop
NOVEMBER 1-2, 2019 in Lyme, New Hampshire

Winter workshop
JANUARY 24-25, 2020 in North Sutton, New Hampshire

Spring workshop
April 3-4, 2020 at Shelburne Farms, Shelburne VT

Celebration & closing gathering:
June 2020 - date TBD

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