In June 2018, three educational researchers, Beth Short, Binyu Yang, and Mary Ellen Wolfinger from the George Washington University’s Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy traveled to Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska to meet with community members about involving urban Alaskan youth in the digital environmental storytelling project #60above60.
The Environmental Education Research Bulletin (EERB) is a collaborative project of ChangeScale, NAAEE, and Dr. Nicole Ardoin at Stanford University. EERBs summarize and synthesize recently reported research from journals focused on issues pertaining to environmental educators. Issue 11 is now available!
NAAEE has opened nominations for the NAAEE Board of Directors terms beginning January 2019, and we’d love your help. If you or a partner or colleague would be a good fit, simply fill out our short nomination form as the first step of the process. Deadline: July 30, 2018.
Deadline: August 10, 2018. Do you know of an individual or organization that has accomplished great things in environmental education? You probably do! You probably know multiple people or organizations. This is your chance to recognize the wonderful work of incredibly hardworking individuals and organizations for the benefit of the environment.
A not so long time ago in a galaxy not so far away, Dr. Laura Engel, Director of the International Education Program at George Washington University and Ms. Clese Erikson, Deputy Director of the Health Workforce Research Center at George Washington University, challenged elementary age students to take part in the Straw Wars. Check out this guest blog to learn how the program has helped kids consider skipping the straw and more broadly, how to reduce single use plastics.
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.
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.
Tuesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 19: Join us for virtual conference week at NAAEE. We’ll share a few highlights of what was planned for Puerto Rico through a series of webinars, live-streamed events, and conference session posts.