Name: Susan Finley
Position Associate Professor
Department Teaching and Learning
College Education
Campus Vancouver
CEREO Theme Sustainability and the Environment
Specialty Environmental education–developing curriculum
Env Courses Integration of environmental education with teacher education in the At Home At School program (, AHAS Outdoors! (Funded by Washington State Department of Parks and Recreation, 2008, with Columbia Springs Environmental Education Center.)
Env Research Research project underway to follow curriculum development for students K-12
Env Outreach Primary emphasis in Summer, 2009: K-12 project to build a cordwood classroom at Columbia Springs Environmental Education Center. In 2008-2009, 250 K-8 students and 40 preservice and inservice teachers experienced the AHAS Outdoors! Environmental Education pilot curriculum. 40 Middle and High School students and 10 preservice teachers have continued with sustainability projects under AHAS Outdoors! (Major projects include students creation of Public Service Announcements and student directed curricular development.)
Keywords education, public-private partnerships, simulations & role-plays, social issues, training, youth programs