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Women’s Permaculture Teacher Training West Coast

December 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - December 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Program Purpose:

Drawing on the wisdom of ecological systems and indigenous knowledge, permaculture offers us a vision, design approach, and tools to create a world of health and abundance. Increased inclusion and support of leadership and perspective from women of diverse backgrounds is vital to this vision.  In this unique and innovative program, we explore diversity and leadership while building our confidence. We practice teaching permaculture for various formats, from introductory workshops, special topics, and short courses, to the core Permaculture Design Certificate course.

Program Overview:

Using permaculture principles as our guide, we work from patterns to details in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. We walk away with a teaching toolbox, including:

  • How to use permaculture principles and ethics in your teaching

  • Teaching techniques for different learning styles, audiences, and venues

  • How to work effectively as a teaching team

  • Best practices in planning, marketing, and evaluating courses

  • A comprehensive manual of resources and teaching materials

  • Access to a network of teachers and practitioners from around the globe

Participants will gain experience by designing and teaching a permaculture topic of their choice with personalized feedback from instructors who have more than 30 combined years of teaching experience.

Program Details:

Dates:  December 9-13, 2016

Time: 9:00 – 9:30pm daily (with a 2-hour lunch & dinner break)

Location:  The Permaculture Skills Center, Sebastopol, CA

Cost:  Early Bird (awarded to first 10 applicants) $450

           Regular Tuition $600

This course is open to Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) graduates who identify as women and/or were assigned female at birth. Women of color and queer or gender nonconforming women are especially encouraged to apply.

For questions, please contact our program coordinator Lee, at lee@permacultureskillscenter.org

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December 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am
December 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm