Opportunities

Leading a contest or event? Searching for funding for your big idea? Want to recognize deserving individuals or organizations?
Opportunities posted here include grants, scholarships, contests, publishing opportunities, events, and conferences! Use the search or filter option (above) to select one or more specific categories to narrow your results.
Get publicity for your opportunity! Post it here—you might see it in the next edition of eeNEWS

Note: If you are posting a webinar, training, course, or workshop, please post it on our Learning page. 

NAAEE Affiliate Network Outside for 5 crest
Opportunity

Whether it's a forest, a park, or just outside your school building, there is always something to learn in nature's classroom. Get started by taking the Outside for 5 pledge to invest in the health and well-being of your school community.

Organization: 
Colorful graphic of five photos of students, illustrations of a globe with thermometer, a compost bin, and gender icons
Opportunity

World population will reach 8 billion in November 2022. Through the World of 8 Billion student video contest, middle and high schoolers are given a platform to think critically about global challenges related to population and share what they think we should do to fix it.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:00am to Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

This call for submissions to the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences is focused on the practice and research to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion within environmental studies and science academic departments and professional fields. Final manuscripts will be due by April 24, 2023.

Close up photo of an ocean wave during Golden Hour
Opportunity

The Ocean Foundation has initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to identify young writers between the ages of 13–25 to provide curriculum writing services for the production of a “youth ocean action toolkit” focused on the seven Ocean Literacy Principles and Marine Protected Areas, supported by National Geographic Society.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Desert landscape at sunset with white text and hummingbird graphic in the foreground
Opportunity

Join us for our return to an in-person gathering in beautiful Tucson or participate online with our virtual program. NAAEE’s 2022 conference will focus on the powerful role education can play in creating healthier communities and tackling today’s complex environmental and social issues. Register today!

Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 12:00am to Saturday, October 15, 2022, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Reach thousands of environmental educators across the globe! Exhibitor opportunities are now available for this year's #NAAEE2022 conference, both virtually and on site in Tucson.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 5:00pm to Friday, October 14, 2022, 3:00pm

Opportunity

Please join The BTS Center as they delve into the important questions, challenges, and opportunities of an intersectional ecological lens through a book study on "The Intersectional Environmentalist." Over the course of five sessions starting October 18, this book study will offer opportunities for sharing insights, questions, and stories that emerge from each chapter of the book, Interfaith conversation on how to dismantle systems of oppression to protect people & planet, and more!

Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 5:00pm to Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 6:15pm

Organization: 
White background with colorful text in front that says, "For Environmental Educators/Environment 2042 Leadership Program/CDE." To the right of the colorful text is brown text that says, "2022-2023 Cohort." Under this text are three icons of the states of Washington, Oregon, and California. At the bottom is "www.cdeinspires.org."
Opportunity

The Center for Diversity & the Environment is offering an Environment 2042 Leadership Program (E42) for up to 30 leaders. Deadline to apply is September 16, 2022.

Date and Time:

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 5:00pm to Thursday, March 23, 2023, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 11:59pm

Opportunity

Join your colleagues from across the mid-atlantic region in beautiful Pine Knoll Shores, NC from October 28-30th for the 2022 MAMEA Conference: Riding Waves Into the Future. This annual conference provides an opportunity for teachers and informal educators to connect with dedicated colleagues who share a common vision to improve education about all aspects of marine and aquatic environments.

Date and Time:

Friday, October 28, 2022, 6:30pm to Sunday, October 30, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, October 21, 2022, 5:00pm

A group of children smile, holding oversized sunflower decorations. "We're taking part in Running Out of Time, the world's biggest climate action relay! Join us for the Global Schools Action Day, November 3rd"
A group of children smile, holding oversized sunflower decorations. Photo credit: Running Out of Time
Opportunity

Launching this autumn, Running Out of Time will be an extraordinary 7,767km non-stop relay traveling across 18 countries from Glasgow to Sharm el-Sheikh - where we will deliver a message on climate action to world leaders at the COP 27 Climate conference. The relay celebrations will culminate in a Global Schools Action Day on November 3rd, when thousands of schools will join together in a celebration of the incredible work that is taking place to combat climate change across the world. We want our Global Schools Action Day to send a message to the decision-makers at COP 27 that young people are ready for climate action and to ask that governments provide the quality education and training needed for students to thrive in a changing world.

Date and Time:

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 8:00am

Teal logo outline of the Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature Schools
Opportunity

Bundle up and join ERAFANS at Robinson Nature Center for this 6-clock hour Professional Development Institute (pending MSDE approval)!

Date and Time:

Sunday, December 4, 2022, 9:00am

Address:

Robinson Nature Center
6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
United States
Opportunity

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment seeks proposals for our next biennial conference on July 9–12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon, on the theme of “Reclaiming the Commons.” We seek proposals for scholarly papers and panels, creative work, posters, collaborative work projects, and other forms of scholarly engagement in the field of environmental humanities.

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 9, 2023, 9:00am to Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 8:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 11:59pm

Opportunity

The Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is seeking proposals for the "Education and Interpretation: Ensuring Relevancy for the Future" symposia as part of their annual conference to take place in Overland Park, Kansas, from February 12–15, 2023.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 23, 2022, 5:00pm

Opportunity

This fully scholarshipped expedition will take you on an unforgettable journey through the lands of the Eastern Mono/Monache and Numu (Northern Paiute) tribes which are currently called Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park and Inyo National Forest. Join a group of LGBTQIA+ folks to learn skills for leadership, backpacking, and outdoor living in a queer-positive space. Trip dates are September 5-19th 2022. September 5th and 19th will be travel days.

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2:59am

Opportunity

NAAEE Members are invited to submit nominations to recognize the positive contributions of individuals and organizations in the field of EE. Awardees will be recognized at the Annual NAAEE Conference in Tucson. The deadline for 2022 award nominations is August 1.

Registration Deadline:

Monday, August 1, 2022, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Who: Books Motivate Foundation What: 2022 Reception of Champions Climate Awards Where: A Virtual Event When: Saturday, August 20, 2 PM - 4 PM Eastern Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcucuupqzgvHdJYKI3jM4L8foHfjvMj7nmA

Date and Time:

Saturday, August 20, 2022, 2:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

If you’re interested in supporting nature-based education in your school, home, or community, please join us August 12–14, 2022. Our keynote speaker is the incredible author and educator, David Sobel!

Date and Time:

Friday, August 12, 2022, 5:00pm to Sunday, August 14, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, August 14, 2022, 8:00am

Light grey graphic bordered by a solid green line. Black text in the middle and also in post. Climate Generation and NOAA logos at the bottom.
Opportunity

Join Climate Generation, the NOAA Climate Office, and 14 other amazing climate change education partners virtually this July 18-22 at our Summer Institute for Climate Change Education! Gain the skills to bring climate change into your educational setting, whether it be a classroom, nature center, or museum!

Date and Time:

Monday, July 18, 2022, 11:00am to Thursday, July 21, 2022, 7:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, June 30, 2022, 7:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) annually recognizes companies, educators, associations, government agencies, academic institutions, and individuals whose efforts support our mission to "Save Our Seas". Nominations for the 2022 Marine Environment Protection Awards are now open!

Date and Time:

Monday, July 18, 2022, 9:00am to Thursday, September 1, 2022, 11:59pm

Opportunity

Mark your calendar for July 13-15, 2022 to join us for the 30th annual National Children & Youth Garden Symposium in Richmond, Virginia! We’re looking forward to an in-person conference where we can learn from each other in face-to-face interactive and hands-on ways, visit and tour gardens and greenspaces, and network in both the facilitated and unfacilitated ways that conferences provide. This is a great opportunity for garden educator PD.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, July 15, 2022, 2:00pm