eePRO Feed: Higher Education

Opportunity

The next World Environmental Education Congress will occur March 14-18, 2022 in Prague, Czech Republic AND online. This is an international gathering of researchers and practitioners dedicated to high quality environmental education. Field trips to local nonformal EE sites will complement presentations, posters, and plenaries. Plan now to make a contribution by completing a proposal and submitting it by August 31!

Date and Time:

Monday, March 14, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, March 18, 2022, 5:00pm

Call For Presentations Deadline: May 7, 2021, NAAEE 50th logo, 50th Annual Conference October 12-15, 2021, 18th Annual Research Symposium October 7-8, The Power of Connection, We're Going Virtual Again, conference.naaee.org
Job

NAAEE seeks volunteers to review proposals in May for the 50th Annual Conference and 18th Annual Research Symposium. Reviewers should have at least five years of experience in the field.

Deadline to Apply:

Monday, May 10, 2021, 5:00pm

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NAAEE 50th Annual Conference and 18th Annual Research Symposium. Call for Presentations, Deadline: May 7, 2021. The Power of Connection. We're going virtual again!
Opportunity

NAAEE seeks compelling proposals that focus on the power of connection for the 50th Annual Conference and 18th Annual Research Symposium, to be held virtually in October. We will have presentations slots accommodating different time zones, so ALL who have EE experiences, knowledge, stories, and wisdom are highly encouraged to submit a proposal for #NAAEE2021.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, May 7, 2021, 11:55pm

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Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana University Bloomington. Photo Credit: islandworks
Blog

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.

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Opportunity

A partnership between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Cedar Tree Foundation, the CEE-Change Fellowship creates lasting, impactful change across communities. Join us May 10, 2021, on ZOOM from 4-5 PM ET to learn all about the benefits of participating in this fellowship as well as gain some project inspiration. Register for the webinar today!

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Learning

The ISC 2021 Summer School Cognitive Challenges of Climate Change conference, hosted by the Institut des sciences cognitives (Cognitive Sciences Institute) will run 10 days, May 24 to June 4, 2021. Discussions will center on climate governance, ethics, engineering and science education, among others. Experts including Naomi Oreskes and Dennis Meadows will be joining the conversation. Register before May 20, 2021.

Date and Time:

Monday, May 24, 2021, 12:00am to Friday, June 4, 2021, 11:59pm

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Learning

Discover learning resources and video content aimed at equipping teachers for in-person or online learning centered on the exploration of environmental problems and the process of science. By the end of this 60-minute training, teachers will be empowered to support students engaging in collaborative work, citizen science, and other community environmental issues. Registration is capped at 100 participants.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Learning

This three-day experience is full of powerful and engaging keynote speakers, meaningful discussion about the intersection of social justice and climate change, and collaborative conservations between a national network of climate change education leaders. Leave feeling reinvigorated for the new school year and prepared to educate your students to be global citizens.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 12:00am to Friday, July 30, 2021, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

The objective of this opportunity is to secure a contract for the creation of content for a suite of web-based tools to support educators in creating Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) in the Great Lakes region. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to define the requirements, solicit proposals, and to gain adequate information to assess such services.

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Blog

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.

Opportunity

National Environmental Education Week is approaching next week, April 19–23! Join us on Twitter, where we will be hosting a live twitter chat on Tuesday, April 20th as well as a hashtag campaign for environmental education opportunities.

Date and Time:

Monday, April 19, 2021, 8:00am to Friday, April 23, 2021, 6:00pm

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Opportunity

NAAEE is working with Professors Bob Powell (Clemson) and Marc Stern (Virginia Tech) to disseminate a survey about the appropriateness and use of different approaches to civic engagement. The results will inform future training focused on these techniques and approaches.

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Opportunity

How are you harnessing the power of education to shape a sustainable and equitable world? We want to know! NAAEE has opened the search to find 30 game-changing leaders under 30 years of age who are using environmental education to build a sustainable future for all.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 12:00am to Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 11:59pm

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Environmental Education Outcomes
Learning

Is the goal of environmental education to instill pro-environmental behaviors, foster collective environmental action, and/or to develop healthy and productive citizens? Through short pre-recorded lectures, podcasts, readings, social media, and live webinars, this course will help you define your environmental education goals and learn what the research says is the best pathway to achieve them.

Date and Time:

Monday, April 5, 2021, 9:00am to Sunday, May 9, 2021, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, April 9, 2021, 5:00pm

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