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Spring 2013 Volunteer/ESRM Credit Opportunity Work with 5th graders to Teach about the Outdoors

Who: Undergrads or Graduate students with a passion for teaching about the outdoors and working with elementary school students.
What: Fall City Elementary 5th grade teachers are seeking volunteers to help teach outdoor education classes to 5th grade students during their trip to Seabeck May 21-24. Volunteers will work with teachers to develop and teach a specific class to multiple groups of students during their 4-day trip. 

Student Conservation Association office hours NEXT TUESDAY

Student Conservation Association ‘Recruiter in Residence’ hours
Tuesday, February 19th
10am-3pm
You must book an appointment time in advance – read on for instructions
This is an amazing opportunity for all majors and years to meet with a recruiter from the Student Conservation Association, ask questions about the SCA’s Alternative Spring Break, expense paid environmental internships, learn about the application process, and get selected for a position. 

Spring 2013 Volunteer/ESRM Credit Opportunity Work with 5th graders to Teach about the Outdoors

Who: Undergrads or Graduate students with a passion for teaching about the outdoors and working with elementary school students.
What: Fall City Elementary 5th grade teachers are seeking volunteers to help teach outdoor education classes to 5th grade students during their trip to Seabeck May 21-24. Volunteers will work with teachers to develop and teach a specific class to multiple groups of students during their 4-day trip. 

Inner Pipeline Seminars Spring 2013

Are you interested in learning more about the world of K-12 education?
Thinking of teaching as a possible career?
Would you like to make a difference in the life of a young person?
If so, check out the Inner Pipeline seminars offered by The Pipeline Project during Spring Quarter 2013. Students receive credit for attending a seminar once a week and tutoring in Seattle schools or community organizations for 2.5 hours or more per week.There are a wide range of seminar topics.Here is a comprehensive list of our upcoming offerings:
Mondays:

Higher Education Tutoring & Mentorship (EDUC 401 G&H)
Arts and K-12 Education (EDUC 401 Y)

Tuesdays:

General Issues in K-12 Education (EDUC 401B)
Literacy and Justice through Photograph (EDUC 401 Z)
Non-profits and Education (EDUC 401 V)
Leadership in Education Equity (EDUC 401 X)

Wednesdays:

Teaching/Tutoring English Language Learners (EDUC 401 A)
General Issues in K-12 Education (EDUC 401E)
Education in the Justice System (401F)
Refugee Communities (EDUC 401J)
Education for Sustainability (EDUC 401K)
Strength Based Education: Serving the Underserved (EDUC 401 W)
Mentoring in Educational Psychology (EDUC 401)

Thursdays:

Philosophy for Children (EDUC 401 L)
Math and Science in K-12 Education (EDUC 401 I)
Literacy and Justice through Photograph (EDUC 401 Z)
COOL Science Education (EDUC 401 )

Details and descriptions for each seminar may be found on our website:
http://expd.washington.edu/pipeline/inner/spring-2013/spring-2013-inner-pipeline-seminars.html
All students should attend a mandatory Pipeline orientation prior to the first class session.You may sign-up and rsvp at:
https://expo.uw.edu/expo/login
Please contact us at pipeline with additional questions.We look forward to working with you. 

Teach For America FINAL Application Deadline (FRI 2/15)

TEACH FOR AMERICA
FINAL 2013 Application Deadline: Friday, February 15 – register and start your application today
Interested in Teach For America? Exploring opportunities for after graduation? Did you know the final application deadline for the 2013 TFA corps is in two weeks?
This is your last chance to apply for this year’s corps. Keep your options on the table and submit an application by Friday, February 15. 

Pipeline’s Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break 2013

PIPELINE PROJECT’S LITERACY ARTS ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK 2013
Staying in the area for your spring break? Looking to venture out of Seattle but stay in Washington?
Then the Pipeline Project may have a great experience for you! We are currently looking for UW undergraduates to volunteer in a literacy arts project in rural communities throughout Washington for Alternative Spring Break 2013. 

New Public Service Opportunities Blog!

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is pleased to present the new(ish) Public Service Opportunities Blog!
The Public Service Opportunities Blog provides University of Washington students with a unified place to find VOLUNTEER, INTERNSHIP, AND PUBLIC SERVICE JOB OPPORTUNITIES.
 
Find a wide variety of Public Service-focused opportunities and events posted by on- and off-campus organizations all in one place for quick and easy reference. 

MLK Day of Service: Sign up now to lead a service project!

Sign Up Now to Lead a Service Project during the MLK Day of Service!
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. sought to forge the common ground on which people from all walks of life could join together to address important community issues. In a 1957 speech titled “Conquering Self-Centeredness,” Dr. King pointed out that “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?“. 

EDUC 401Z – COOL science education course

Anyone interested in teaching, outreach, communicating science or who just wants classroom experience should take a look at the COOL course below. This is the first of two quarters (the next will be in spring) – while students are encouraged to take both courses, it is possible to just take the Winter Quarter course.

New course offering: COOL Science Education, EDUC 401Z
Credits: 1-5. 

Volunteer opportunities with Friends of the Cedar River Watershed

Madrona Woods, Seattle
Saturday, Dec 8 ~ 10am – 2pm
Madrona Woods is a 9-acre urban forest across the street from the west shore of Lake Washington, home to bald eagles, hummingbirds, and salamanders. FCRW is teaming up with Friends of Madrona Woods in a partnership to restore this beautiful neighborhood resource to a more natural and sustainable state! Two streams have been daylighted, acres of blackberry and other invasive plants have been removed, and now volunteers can help continue the progress by planting hundreds of native trees and shrubs. 

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