Want to do something meaningful with your Spring Break? Spend yours providing mentorship and education at K-12 schools around Washington state! During Environmental Alternative Spring Break (EASB), you will learn from rural and tribal communities, team-teach, and grow.
Environmental ASB cultivates self-esteem and academic engagement among K-12 students, as well as expanding their sense of possibility for life after high school. UW students will find they have much to offer the program, and that they will gain a lot from the experience in return! All lodging, food, and transportation costs are covered by UW Pipeline.
Environmental ASB Sites: Brewster, La Push and Curlew Washington
Through EASB, UW students to inspire interest in Environmental Science and Sustainability by facilitating hands on environmental science projects. Through EASB, UW students will spend winter quarter co-creating environmental science lesson plans, and the week of spring break facilitating activities with middle schoolers around the state.
Winter Quarter: You’ll take a 4-5-credit Winter Quarter Seminar (T/TH: 4:30-5:50). In this seminar, you’ll learn strategies for building curricula, managing a classroom, and teaching with a focus on equity. You’ll work with your team to finalize your curriculum. This class is I & S credit.
Spring Break: You’ll travel with a team to one of our partner schools. You will stay at your program site and spend each day facilitating activities at the school and connecting with the students and community.