Partnerships

Yestermorrow is pleased to work in consort with a variety of educational and non-profit institutions. These partnerships provide our students with more curricular options, college credit, and continuing education opportunities, and additional ways to access scholarship and funding benefits.

Students may apply credits from Yestermorrow’s Certificate programs to Goddard’s Individualized B.A., B.A. in Health Arts & Sciences, B.A. in Sustainability, B.A. in Education, B.A. in Psychology, or B.F.A. in Creative Writing degrees. Goddard will also award a $1,000 Partnership Grant to Sustainable Farming and Good Justice participants who enroll as new full-time degree-seeking students.

Any student can earn continuing education units for Yestermorrow courses through Sterling College, and access AmeriCorps and GI Bill benefits. Sterling undergraduates can integrate coursework at Yestermorrow into their degree with the option to earn minors in Woodworking, Natural Building, or Sustainable Building and Design.

The Yestermorrow-UMass Semester in Sustainable Design/Build offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to explore the design/build process while developing technical skills in architecture and construction. Participants earn 15 college credits.

 
Yestermorrow program graduates who have taken a 2-week or longer course and are interested in pursuing a Master of Science in Ecological Design at the Conway School are invited to apply for a $2,000 Yestermorrow Scholarship. Conway offers an interdisciplinary, hands-on, ten-month graduate degree integrating ecology, land use planning, and regenerative design through real projects with real clients. Conway Alumni are eligible for 25% discount on courses and a 10% discount for certificate programs.
Yestermorrow is a Continuing Education Systems Registered Provider through the AIA. Our AIA/CES courses are specifically designed for current and future design professionals.

 
Yestermorrow and BMRA have partnered to provide an intensive, in-person certification for professionals involved in the demolition and deconstruction industry.  Participants earn a credential in deconstruction upon completion of training, a written exam, and skills assessment. 
Yestermorrow has partnered with NESEA on a number of initiatives over the years including: offering online BuildingEnergy Masters Series courses taught by leading practitioners in the field of building science and sustainable design, coordinating the BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines regional peer group networks of architecture, engineering, building, design/build, energy efficiency, and renewable energy businesses dedicated to high performance building, and hosting an intensive Lead Carpenter training for NESEA member businesses.
Yestermorrow and PHIUS have partnered together to provide intensive, in-person certification options for professionals interested in earning the Certified Passive House Consultant and Certified Builder credentials.
Yestermorrow serves as an accredited Skill Evaluator for the Woodwork Career Alliance’s Sawblade Certificate. Students, who participate in the Woodworking Certificate, receive WCA’s skill passport and are assessed on skills they become proficient in. Students walk away with a portable credential linked to strong career paths in the woodworking career field.
SketchUp has generously donated licenses for their programs to our students, instructors and staff for free or at discounted rates for many years. We are pleased to partner with SketchUp to provide training opportunities using this software in many of our courses.