GHF Online Instructor
Madeline Goodwin received her Bachelor's of Science in Environmental Studies and Biology from Southern Oregon University, graduating cum laude, in 2014 and is currently writing her thesis for the Master's of Environmental Studies Program at Evergreen State College. She is a Legislative Intern for the League of Women Voters, a science instructor for GHF Online, and volunteers for the WET Science Center. She has also interned at the USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station and with the Thurston Climate Action Team.
As a homeschooler, she began taking university classes at 13, enrolling full-time as a fifteen-year-old sophomore in Fall 2011. She worked as a research assistant in her academic department for two semesters; she was an intern at the Geos Institute, a nonprofit organization and consulting firm that uses science to help people predict, reduce, and prepare for climate change; and she served as the ECOS liaison to SOCAN. Madeline spent a year as an intern for Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), with a special interest in environmental policy; a semester as Secretary for the Josephine County Renewable Energy Task Force, and she completed Junior Volunteer training at Wildlife Images, a rescue and rehabilitation facility for wild animals of all kinds. She has also provided testimony for the Oregon state legislature on gifted education and dual enrollment, and been interviewed on radical acceleration and early college for #gtchat on Twitter.