What We Do
The Natural Resources and Sustainability Program pushes the idea of learning outside of the classroom and into the natural world. Through hands-on education, students study real-world solutions to sustainability issues and complete projects of importance in their community. Students learn about natural resources conservation, environmental stewardship, and sustainable systems, while working as a team to identify and solve problems.
Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.
- Dual Enrollment through Vermont Technical College (contingent upon Accuplacer scores)
* Introduction to Horticulture (3 credits)
- Wilderness First Aid Industry-Recognized Credential (IRC) through Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO)
- Wildlands Forest Fire Training
- Outdoor Professional Safety Certification
- Industry Connections
- Community Partnerships
Vermont Proficiency Alignment
While covering a full curriculum of content specific to this trade, students in this program will be trained and assessed on the following high school-level academic proficiencies using the following indicators from Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements.
For more information about Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements, visit the VT Agency of Education’s website here.
MATH (Major Proficiencies)
2. Number & Quantity
MATH (Minor Proficiencies)
6. Statistics and Probability
2. Physical Science
4. Life Science
8. Engineering Tech
ENGLISH & LITERACY
2. Writing (Creative)
3. Writing (Research)
4. Speaking & Listening (Discussion)
5. Speaking & Listening (Presentational)
1. Career Exploration
2. Career Clusters
3. Career Readiness
4. Work Readiness
7. Speaking & Listening
8. Digital Citizenship
9. Creative Communicator
3. Problem Solving
5. Integrative Thinking
See the link above to our Program of Studies for further information about this program, including...
- Recommended Reading Level
- Recommended Math Skills
- CVCC Safety Exam
Instructor: Amanda Garland
Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 2124
The Central Vermont Career Center does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color,
age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and marital status in
admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.
Click here to read our official Notice of Discrimination as a full document.
The Central Vermont Career Center is committed to providing communication materials that are accessible regardless of ability. If you need information in an alternative format, please call us at (802) 476-6237.
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