At the top of Mount Joe with two of my best (and youngest) students, Eli & Asa, March 2012

Brad Moskowitz, M.A.

Professor of Outdoor Education

Johnson State College
337 College Hill
Johnson, VT 05656
Office Phone: (802) 635-1423
Fax: (802) 635-1461
Web Page:

Classes fall semester

o    OER 1000 Introduction to Outdoor Education

o    OER 3070 Adventure Education Theory & Practice

o    OER 2050 Rock Climbing Instructor

o    OER 2062 Advanced Backpacking

For specific course information, go to the Moodle website at

Classes spring semester

o    OER 4030 Wilderness Leadership Techniques

o    OER 3150 Winter Expedition: Idaho – Backcountry Ski & Avalanche course

o    OER 3010 Learning in the Outdoors – A unique class, which involves the delivery of a one-week school-based outdoor education program to VT 6th graders

o    OER 1030 X-C Skiing

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Office Hours: Tuesday 2:30 – 4:00 PM & Thursday 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM, additional hours by appointment

Advising Links:

JSC Portal enables you to look up your schedule, check the status of open and closed classes and access other VSC information.  Login, and click on the Web Advisor tab and proceed from there.
OE Curriculum (coming soon!)
OE Curriculum and Recommended 4-year Plans (outlines sequence of coursework):
Adventure Education & Wilderness Leadership Focus, Environmental Education Focus, Combined (double track) Focus
OE Leadership Requirement (for Adventure Education majors)
OE Leadership Documentation Form to document your leadership experiences
Guidelines for Teaching Assistantships if you are interested in teaching and assisting with the OE field-based classes.
Internship Requirement and Application Process
Internship Application Part 1
Internship Application Part 2

Other Links:

JSC Outing Club Facebook Page Facebook page where you can find out what's happening with the Outing Club
JSC Outdoor Education Web Page from the JSC website: to learn more about the OER Program and find links to important information
JSC Library Home Page for library searches and other academic resources

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