· The course can be taken in-person, as an online/in-person hybrid, or entirely online; though it is based in Skagit County, it can be taken by anyone, anywhere, with an internet connection, and participants can go at their own pace;
· Transformative experiences are front and center: field visits; relevant public hearings and events; films and public presentations; engaging (optional) online activities to supplement in-person experiences; thoughtful discussions;
· There is no “agenda”; the goal is to have experiences that inform and make an impact, and to have the most unbiased discussions possible;
· Practical knowledge is strongly emphasized: to understand attempts at “solution,” and ways to make a difference; to help with course participants’ volunteer or paid work; to help folks consider climate change or sustainable energy-related career directions;
· Diverse age groups are welcomed—from precocious “pre-adults” (for they are the future) to senior citizens;
· Key results of the course will be documented on the internet, for maximum impact;
· The course is very low-cost and “nonprofit,” with a sliding scale and scholarships available.
More information is available at the links below:
Course Flyer: http://nwcenterforsustainability.org/Climate_Change_Course_Flyer.pdf
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): http://nwcenterforsustainability.org/FAQ_Climate_Change_and_Sustainable_Energy_Course.pdf
Those who are interested can send an email to info (at) nwcenterforsustainability.org . I hope you can share this widely!