Edmonton Forest School Society (EFSS) is a not-for-profit society that aims to connect Edmontonians to our incredible River Valley.
We are a group of parents, teachers, and community members who came together to ensure our children, the next generation, become resilient, empathetic, adventurous environmental stewards who care and protect our greatest resource; the natural world.
EFSS Board of Directors is seeking a passionate, organized, leader to be our president!
The president chairs monthly board and executive committee meetings, working with our small team of staff and board members to coordinate committee work. We are looking for someone who has the energy to unite our board around our mission! See the full job description below. We are a volunteer, working board.
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The chairperson/president is elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting. They serve for a two-year term. They may be released at the end of the elected term, by resigning, or according to Edmonton Forest School Society’s bylaws.
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About Forest Schools & Nature Schools
To find a forest school near you, try googling "forest school" or "nature school" or "outdoor school" or "farm school", quotes included, plus the name of your city, town or region.
Forest school teacher training
Organizations & resources
* Take Me Outside https://takemeoutside.ca/
* Child and Nature Alliance https://www.childnature.ca
* Outdoor educators of Ontario https://www.coeo.org/
* Ontario society for environmental education https://osee.ca/
* EECOM https://eecom.org/
* Outdoor Education, Environmental Education - orgs, schools, links, resources
Outdoor ed: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outdoor_education
Enviro ed: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_education
* Early childhood education (ECE)
* Nature Deficit Disorder - "a range of current child health issues arising from a lifestyle that focuses on screen time rather than outdoor exploration"
* Last Child in the Woods
Richard Louv https://richardlouv.com/
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 2 2022 ID: 65271