NAAEE is pleased to announce that the search for the 2018 EE 30 Under 30 is now open (May 1 - June 11, 2018)! In partnership with the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP), and U.S. Forest Service, the EE 30 Under 30 program is searching for individuals from around the world, 30 years of age or younger, who are leaders in their communities creating change through environmental education.
For the May 2018 installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series, we heard from Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali Indian father, Aimee is a writer and poet best known for her jovial and accessible reading style and lush descriptions of nature and landscapes.
We are so excited to announce the launch of a new research library: eeRESEARCH. This database is a partnership between the North American Association of Environmental Education (NAAEE) and the Children & Nature Network (C&NN), with support from the Pisces Foundation. With more than 1,000 peer-reviewed articles, summaries, and syntheses, eeRESEARCH represents one of the largest single collections of peer-reviewed literature focused on environmental education and connecting people to nature in the world (at least we think it’s one of the largest!).
In the April installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series, we heard from Matt Krehbiel, Director of Science for Achieve. Matt Krehbiel helps provide support to states and districts in implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards. NAAEE was excited to partner with the National Wildlife Federation and our Affiliate Network to present this webinar.
Now is the time to get started on your proposals for the 2018 NAAEE Conference (October 10–13 in Spokane, Washington). This year’s conference will focus on the power of education to create positive change for the future. And one of the greatest needs is supporting and encouraging fellow EEducators as we work to engage students and communities in learning about and addressing climate change.
Michael Margolis is a global expert in storytelling and how to communicate innovation. As the CEO of Get Storied, he is an advisor to Silicon Valley including Facebook and Google, a 2x TEDx speaker, and a cultural anthropologist who teaches the world how to think in narrative. We heard from Michael for the March 2018 installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series.
For the February 2018 installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series, we heard from Dilafruz WIlliams (Portland State University), Nilda Cosco (Natural Learning Initiative at NC State University), and Robin Moore (Natural Learning Initiative at NC State University), who discussed learning gardens and landscapes and how we can design opportunities to connect more young people (and educators!) to nature. Watch the recorded webinar here!
Fake news and online influencers: navigating the age of anti-science and how to use social media to advance your work. Cheryl Contee, CEO and Co-Founder of Fission Strategy, which helps the world’s leading nonprofits, foundations, and social enterprises design digital ecosystems that create change globally, presents for the January 2018 edition of NAAEE's monthly webinar series.
Year 4 of the Cal Water H2O Challenge is here! Cal Water and the North American Association for Environmental Education are inviting fourth, fifth, and sixth grade classrooms located in Cal Water service areas to design and submit solutions to global or local water-related issues for a chance to win a classroom grant and a trip to the Santa Monica Mountains.
Are you a 501(c)(3) organization in the United States or Canada helping K-12 students use innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) curricula to solve real-world environmental problems? UL and the North American Association for Environmental Education invite you to apply for Year 4 of the UL Innovative Education Award for a chance to win up to $100,000 for your organization!