Monthly Webinar Series

We strive to host webinars that are relevant to our network and cover a wide variety of cutting-edge topics. Please take a few minutes to fill out this short survey.

eeWEBINARS: Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the Field of EE

Each month, NAAEE offers hour-long webinars on topics of key interest to environmental education professionals in formal and nonformal settings that will help raise the bar on the quality of EE programs, expand the scope and reach of these programs, social movements, and improve the way we communicate about our field.

Webinars typically take place the fourth Tuesday of every month, with some flexibility based on speaker availability. Scroll down this page for a snapshot of past speakers and topics and then click the webinar title to watch the recorded session! The NAAEE monthly webinar series on eePRO is part of NAAEE and EPA's ee360 initiative, presented in partnership with members of our Affiliate Network.

Check back to this site for upcoming Monthly Webinars!

Welcome to eeINSPIRE, NAAEE's new webinar series presented in partnership with the US Forest Service. This series is designed to bring new ideas and thinking to USFS conservation educators, who provide the public with high-quality environmental education programs across the country and beyond.

Not a Forest Service educator? Not to worry! This series is open to anyone who'd like to sign up. Register below!

Upcoming eeINSPIRE Webinars

Future topics will include: increasing civic engagement through education and service learning, becoming a natural and effective storyteller, citizen science in education, building a diverse and inclusive field, and more. We look forward to seeing you online! Stay tuned to this webpage for updates.

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Join Naamal De Silva for an eeINSPIRE reflective writing workshop that reveals how our own diverse backgrounds and place memories impact our approach to teaching and learning. Reflective writing helps us to recognize, celebrate, and critically evaluate these connections.

Date and Time:

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Join Andy Goodman for this one-hour webinar based on a new report. He identifies best practices worth emulating along with persistent problems that require attention, and includes data-driven recommendations for improving your videoconferences going forward.

Date and Time:

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Watch a webinar in our series of looking at how we can move place-based education online, given the impact of COVID-19. Our colleagues at the Bureau of Land Management and the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education discuss innovative ideas about how to ensure that we use the power of technology and the power of education to deliver effective environmental education programming online.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 2:15pm

1 learning hour
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Learning

What does research say about promising approaches to online EE programs? Our team shares results from a systematic literature review conducted to identify what approaches appear to work best for virtual EE field trips and activities. Learn about evidence-based design principles that can be integrated into your fall programs.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Are you interested in understanding the dimensions of your audiences’ relationships with nature? Do you need to demonstrate to funders that your programs increase learners’ connection to nature? A new guidebook can help you measure this elusive concept with young children, teenagers, or adults. This webinar will introduce you to the guidebook and the 11 assessment tools it features. A pdf of the Guide is free at NAAEE’s Publication site. Join Martha Monroe, Louise Chawla, and Gabby Salazar for this relevant and helpful webinar!

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Watch a discussion about how community-based environmental and outdoor education programs can help schools reopen safely through innovative partnerships.

Date and Time:

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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1 learning hour
Learning

Enhance your classroom practice of engaging student voice in civil discourse face to face or at a distance. Learn how to curate the right question, prompt, and strategy to meet your learning targets, and facilitate better conversations and reflective practices.

Date and Time:

Thursday, August 20, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:15pm

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1 learning hour
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Learn research-based best practices in creating a safe environment for student participation in addressing the most essential questions facing our communities, in person or at a distance.

Date and Time:

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:15pm

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