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Illustrator/Designer Looking for Projects and Collaborators

I'm interested in finding collaborators for e-book projects, or less specifically anyone in need of illustrations or graphics.I have a certificate in Scientific Illustration from UCSC Extension and…Continue

Tags: maps, scientific, graphics, education, edutech

Started Aug 15

Technology and Nature

Having grown up in and being a long-time resident of Silicon Valley I'm no stranger to the surge in mobile technology and how even newborns are learning how to interact with touchscreen devices.…Continue

Tags: future, connection, present, past, technology

Started Aug 15

Careers related to children in nature
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Greetings.I am hoping to start a discussion about career resources related to children and nature. I am in the process of making a career shift. It's not easy, as no time is a "good time" to make a…Continue

Tags: networking, jobs, employment, careers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Nelson Nov 7, 2013.

 

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Victoria Fortune left a comment for Jane Valencia
"Thanks for connecting and for the compliment Jane! Welcome back to the Bay Area (if temporarily)! "
Aug 15
Victoria Fortune commented on Children & Nature Network's group C&NN Natural Teachers Network
"Hello fellow educators! I'm interested in finding collaborators/partners for e-book projects, or less specifically, anyone in need of illustrations or graphics specific to interpretation, nature, biology, or botany. I wish to connect here…"
Aug 15
Victoria Fortune posted a status
"Currently looking for collaborators. My skills are in graphic design, illustration and education/interpretation."
Aug 15
Victoria Fortune shared their discussion on Twitter
Aug 15
Victoria Fortune replied to Alicia Jimenez's discussion Looking for help
"Read Richard Louv's Book (assuming you haven't already-you're here after all but I never like to assume - check his references too). I highly recommend speaking to your college's librarian (that's what I did). I'm sorry…"
Aug 15
Victoria Fortune replied to Lori Ferguson's discussion eBooks for children
"Hi Lori (and others!) I'm interested in finding collaborators for e-book projects. I have a certificate in Scientific Illustration from UCSC Extension and prior to that, a background in Environmental Studies and Natural History. I've been…"
Aug 15
Sarah Nelson replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Victoria,   It is refreshing to hear from someone who is in the same boat as myself. I am in a transition period, searching to make some shifts in my career and find myself struggling to make 'that' connection.…"
Nov 7, 2013
Catarina Loureiro replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Victoria,  Sound really great your summer job, to bad it is just for the summer. Things have been really difficult here in europe, specially on my country (I live in Portugal), even summer jobs are hard to find. Your background is really…"
Jul 22, 2012
Catarina Loureiro replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Stefan,  This does look like a great opportunity, I'll look in to it. Thanks! Catarina "
Jul 22, 2012
Victoria Fortune replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Catarina So, I'm located in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. This summer I have a great job working as an outdoor educator with a farm and nature-based summer camp. It's perfect, but the work is seasonal. Meanwhile I'm…"
Jul 20, 2012
Karen Ito replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Stefan,   This looks like a fantastic opportunity!   Thank you so much for posting.    Karen  "
Jul 20, 2012
Stefan Anderson replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi all, I work at Conserve School and we have a partnership with the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point that might be a good step for someone working towards a career working with children and nature. It is a graduate fellowship program where…"
Jul 18, 2012
Catarina Loureiro replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Karen,  Thanks for the suggestions, those are going to help, for sure . I spent some time browsing genuine jobs.com and found some interesting offers already.  I agree with you that C&NN would be a good host to a site for jobs…"
Jul 18, 2012
Karen Ito replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Catarina, Your background is impressive! I wish I had some resources that would apply to your situation, but I'm not sure that I do; mine are almost entirely US based. I have one list of individual organizations that I review from time to…"
Jul 17, 2012
Catarina Loureiro replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Karen,  I live in Europe so mostly I’m interested in opportunities in Europe (specially western and southern europe) but any tips would be great. I’m a geologist, started my work as an educator in an after school center (they…"
Jul 14, 2012
Karen Ito replied to Victoria Fortune's discussion Careers related to children in nature
"Hi Victoria and Catarina,   I would love to participate in this discussion.  I am a nonprofit professional with Development Director experience at an environmental-park advocacy organization and experience in other roles with…"
Jul 11, 2012

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At 2:23pm on November 19, 2011, Suz Lipman said…

Hi Victoria, Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm the forum host. I'm glad you found us and hope you make yourself at home in discussions and groups. Our Outside Art group or our San Francisco area group will probably interest you, among others. I hope you'll share your activities, ideas and photos with us and find this a rich source of resources. For any questions about the network, see our FAQ page. Hope to see you here again soon.

 
 
 

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