"We have had teachers we thought were exceptional. Do we take the time to send our appreciation?" For Teacher Appreciation Week, Connecting to Nature eePRO Group Moderator Joe Baust shares a question he asked during every Introduction to Education class, and his own journey to answer that question.
As part of the fifth anniversary of the launch of eePRO, NAAEE is featuring environmental education professionals who have used the platform to connect, collaborate, and learn. Our next story features Sarah Wolf, Park Naturalist at Hendricks County, Indiana, Parks & Recreation, who joined the eePRO Higher Education Group biweekly calls to get advice from other professionals and find out what it takes to succeed in teaching EE at a university level during a pandemic.
IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUESTED: Please call your Representatives and Senators by this Friday, April 23, 2021! Healthy increases to environmental education funding at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are on the horizon. We have a limited-window to show our support for well-funded environmental education by contacting our Senators and Representatives. Read on for all the information you need (including a sample script) to be successful in this effort.
The Climate Change Education Act was introduced into the 117th Congress on Thursday, March 25. NAAEE and founding members of the Coalition for Climate Education Policy applaud the proposed legislation.
You are proud of your college/university environmental education program, but how can you get the word out and gain the recognition that you rightly deserve? NAAEE has two amazing opportunities: 1) List your program(s) in the NAAEE Higher Education Database and 2) Apply for NAAEE Accreditation.
This January marks the fifth anniversary of NAAEE’s eePRO platform, the free community hub for environmental education professionals! We’re celebrating five years of advancing EE through a platform to network and engage with peers, share and find relevant resources, learn about grant opportunities, search for professional development opportunities, and more.
We asked our partners, colleagues, and peers to share one takeaway from this year for us all to consider as we strive to advance our work in the environmental education field and more broadly about how we want to help shape a better future—for ourselves and others in 2021.
As students in an environmental justice course at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), we had a unique opportunity to work with middle school and high school students through a series of online collaborations to learn and raise awareness about environmental issues.