Using the power of education to create a more just and sustainable future.


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2024 Global E-STEM Awards

Application Extended! Due July 18, 2024
If your organization engages students aged 11 to 22 in STEM topics related to climate change solutions, energy, or transportation, apply for the Global E-STEM Awards!


"NAAEE 2024 Awards for Excellence"

Awards for Excellence Are Open!

Nominations Due July 31
Members of NAAEE are invited to help us showcase outstanding contributions and elevate the field of environmental education by making a nomination for one of the NAAEE Excellence Award options.


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Get Ready to Be Inspired!

July 31–Aug. 3, 2024
The 10th annual Nature-Based Early Learning Conference is coming to you live in Portland, OR. Hear from leading experts in the field and discover new ways to engage children with nature.


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Our Commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

We believe that a wide array of perspectives allows all organizations to be more effective, and we honor the beliefs, attitudes, languages, interpersonal styles, and values of all individuals.


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Learn About Us Through Our Work

NAAEE serves as the professional association and champion for environmental education, working with professionals around the world to advance environmental literacy and civic engagement to create a more equitable and sustainable future.


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Our network of dedicated individuals and institutions is committed to using environmental education as a tool to create lasting change. We support our members and promote excellence in the field by providing guidelines, research, tools, and professional programs that help cultivate collective impact and motivate multi-sector support.


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Explore eeJOBS

Whether you are looking for job candidates or searching for your new career, eeJOBS is the place to be. We help employers and job seekers connect.