Through the integration of diverse experiences, practical knowledge, and innovative learning opportunities, our mission is to empower learners to go confidently into the world, to translate ideas into action, and to function as productive members of a team in order to become stewards of the Earth, positive contributors to society, and agents of change.
Benjamin Botwinski, Director 517.755.5001 email@example.com
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These programs are open to any high school, student that is currently enrolled in the Lansing School District. Ideal candidates would be students that:
As space in this unique program is limited to 40 students, 20 males and 20 females, we will give preference to students that:
Note: The information below is only relevant to our long-term residential programs.
Each EIEE student will work with a graduation specialist to create an IGP. The IGP will serve as a basis for planning their schedule and tracking progress towards graduation.
Throughout the first semester EIEE students will have access to virtual academic supports and mentorship. This will look like a series of scheduled weekly virtual check-ins (1-on-1), virtual office hour drop-in opportunities (1-on-1), and planned virtual tutoring sessions (small groups).
Throughout the first semester there will be a series of events to bring EIEE students together for team-building activities and informational sessions.
Throughout the first semester there will also be a series of planned Ebersole-based programs for EIEE students. These will occur on days off from regular school. Students will have an opportunity to see progress on the facilities, get familiar with the grounds, and do some team-building.
During the second semester (January 2023 through May 2023) EIEE students will stay, free of charge, at Ebersole full-time Monday through Friday, returning home at the end of the school day on Friday afternoons. While onsite, students will have the opportunity to participate in their core and elective courses, course intensives to earn extra credits towards graduation, and ample environmental education-based enrichment and internship opportunities.
No. Participation in any Ebersole Institute for Environmental Education program is completely free for Lansing School District students. Transportation to and from Ebersole will be provided. In addition, students will receive breakfast, lunch, dinner and an evening snack.
Below you will find details about the enrollment process and timeline. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the Ebersole Center at 517-755-5001.
Note: At this point we are only enrolling students in our weekend courses. Please check back for additional information about enrollment in a more long-term residential program.
More mental health resources are available on our Office of School Culture website.
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.
Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)
Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)
Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)
Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)
Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:
Anti-Harassment Compliance Officers are in the Sexual Misconduct Policy (PDF) and Title IX Grievance Procedure (PDF).
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Title IX concerns can also be mailed to:
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