University of Washington (UW) Philosophers in the Schools

Program Information

Program NameUniversity of Washington (UW) Philosophers in the Schools
Partnership categoryExpanded Learning
Service TypesSocial emotional education and activities
Program Description"Philosophers in the Schools” brings regular philosophy classes into schools around the Seattle area. The classes are taught by Center staff, UW graduate students and undergraduates, and community volunteers trained in philosophy education. The philosopher-in-residence project strengthens the development of strong and sustainable philosophy programs in schools, by providing an ongoing model for teachers of philosophical engagement, regular support and training, and outreach to the school’s parents.