Students at Virginia Tech can add an Environmental Education Option to their B.S. in Natural Resources Conservation, giving students the opportunity to "pursue careers in nature education, environmental interpretation, resource education, and communications." Learn more on VT's website.
The Program Director’s primary responsibility is to oversee 4-H Center programming— to plan, conduct, supervise and evaluate educational programs for youth and adults. The Program Director is responsible for taking the initiative to promote the use of the 4-H Center in cooperation with Cooperative Extension for programs to serve, in this priority: (1) 4-H youth, (2) other youth, and (3) adults (e.g., organizations, professional groups, businesses, churches, schools, and others).
The National Bird Conservation Social Science Coordinator, based in Blacksburg, Virginia at Virginia Tech, will serve as the Social Science Coordinator for the Road to Recovery of North America’s Birds initiative, providing support to bird species working groups and advising three pilot projects.
NAAEE is working with Professors Bob Powell (Clemson) and Marc Stern (Virginia Tech) to disseminate a survey about the appropriateness and use of different approaches to civic engagement. The results will inform future training focused on these techniques and approaches.
NAAEE is working with Professors Bob Powell (Clemson) and Marc Stern (Virginia Tech) to disseminate a survey about what types of professional development environmental educators are receiving, how effective it is, and areas of greatest need to inform the development of more effective professional development opportunities for the field.
NAAEE is working with Professors Marc Stern (Virginia Tech) and Bob Powell (Clemson) to disseminate a survey about the needs of the field regarding the evaluation of environmental education (EE) programming. The goals are to better understand current practices, hopes, and challenges to inform the development of tools and services for the field and to promote culturally responsive evaluation as we work to build a new evaluation portal. (in English and Español)
The Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor from applicants who conduct research on fish and wildlife conservation in urban environments. We encourage applications from social scientists working on urban conservation issues. The full-time, tenure-track, 9-month appointment will be based at the Blacksburg campus of Virginia Tech, a land-grant university. This position will complement existing departmental strengths and contribute to our growing undergraduate human dimensions curriculum and a college-wide priority of scholarship in urban natural resources. This hire is part of the Global Systems Science Destination Area, a university-wide initiative to build scholarly capacity related to socio-environmental issues. The appointment is in the College of Natural Resources and Environment and reports directly to the Head of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation. Anticipated start date is August 2020. (Attached is more information or find it at the job listing link below).
We invite applications for the State Coordinator position for Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Program, at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The position will be housed in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences on campus in Blacksburg, Virginia