2014 Permaculture Teachers Training

2014 Permaculture Teachers Training

March 30, 2014 0
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Date(s) - 30/03/2014 - 05/04/2014
8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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with Jude Hobbs

March 30–April 5, 2014

Empower yourself to advocate for change through whole systems design and teaching! In this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn significant teaching techniques to communicate Permaculture principles and strategies in a wide variety of educational settings. Our goal is to encourage and inspire your unique strengths and talents by demonstrating diverse teaching modalities such as lecture, facilitating class discussions, storytelling, and using visual aids. In this setting of active learning, you will experience essential hands-on practice by preparing and co-teaching several presentations. As a final course project the class will organize, promote and present a workshop to the public.

Who should take this course?

This is an incredible opportunity to study with a master teacher, how to teach. To be eligeable to register for the course you will have taken the Permaculture Design Certificate Course or have the instructor’s approval.

What material will we be covering in the course?

  • Philosophy and Ethics of Teaching
  • Teaching Systems, and Theories
  • Adult Learning Styles
  • Planning, Marketing, and Economics
  • Teaching Venue Logistics
  • Presentations and Facilitators Roles
  • Curriculum Building & Module Planning
  • Presenting Styles and Methods
  • Co-Instructing • Time Management
  • Mentoring, Apprentices and Interns
  • Evaluations and Feedback
  • Tips of the Trade
  • Keeping Up The Spirit
  • and More…

Daily Schedule

Each day will follow the same schedule. If you are staying off site, please be sure to arrive 15 minutes before class starts.

Time Description
7:00 – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 – 12:00 pm AM Session
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 5:30 pm PM Session
6:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner
7:30 – 9:30 pm Optional Evening Session

Download the detailed day-by-day schedule here.

Sounds Great! How do I register?

The program and site cost is $900 which includes meals & camping accommodations. If you choose to live off-site during the course, the cost is $650 and does not include meals. You may begin the registration process by pressing the registration button at the bottom of this page.


This Certificate Course is offered by the Cascadia Permaculture Institute and Permaculture Institute of North America,

Class size limited to 25 participants


Jude HobbsJude Hobbs is a land consultant, designer, educator, and co-founder of the Permaculture Institute of North America and Cascadia Permaculture Institute. With over 30 years experience, she utilizes whole system techniques in urban and rural settings to co-create environmentally sound solutions that inspire sustainable actions. Through her business, Ago-Ecology Northwest, Jude specializes in encouraging farm management practices for optimizing resource conservation, biodiversity, watershed enhancement and income diversification.  Jude is currently writing a book on Multi-Functional Hedgerows.

As an educator she brings her passion for Permaculture to her courses and workshops, which have been adapted for audiences throughout the U.S. and Canada.  She has developed curricula that encompass diverse learning styles with methods that are inspiring and information rich.

Jude co-tends Wilson Creek Gardens a 7-acre site in Cottage Grove, Oregon where there are abundant micro-climates from which to learn. www.cascadiapermaculture.com

O.U.R. Sustainers contribute $10–$20 per month to the daily running costs of the non-profit and receive 10–20% of all programming – including this event – for themselves and their families. To Learn more about O.U.R. Sustainers click here

If you have any questions about the booking process, or to confirm your booking, please call us at 250-743-3067.

Refund and Cancellation Policy


Bookings are closed for this event.