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Educator Stephen Ritz and the Green Bronx Machine, New York
Educator Stephen Ritz and the Green Bronx Machine, New York

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May 26, 2020

NAAEE Executive Director Judy Braus explores the parallels and intersections of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change and highlights the importance of environmental education in addressing both challenges in this essay, originally published by The National Council for Science and the Environment.

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April 22, 2020

NAAEE Board Chair, Charlotte Clark expresses gratitude to volunteers, leaders, and members for the ways they are honoring the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

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April 22, 2019

Contact:

Colby Parkinson at colby@naaee.org or (208) 995-9970

Nominations are now open for the 2019 EE 30 Under 30 program, which recognizes 30 leaders under 30 years old from across the globe who are using environmental education to build a sustainable future. Launched on Earth Day, April 22, by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), the call for entries is open until June 3, 2019. Apply or nominate at www.naaee.org/ee30under30

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March 28, 2019

NAAEE is excited to introduce eeINSPIRE—a new professional development webinar series offered in partnership with the US Forest Service and designed to spark innovation in environmental education.

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February 25, 2019

March 21, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Join us for the next webinar "Connecting People to Nature: From Caring to Conservation and More!" with Louise Chawla, University of Colorado; Lauren Watkins, Impact by Design; and Sheila Williams Ridge, University of Minnesota. This webinar is presented in partnership with the US Forest Service.

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November 15, 2018

Publication:

Education Dive

Author:

Linda Jacobson

This Education Dive article reports on schools in Philadelphia that are implementing outdoor education to help boost graduation rates. The article references NAAEE’s educational tools, certification, public policy initiatives, and eeWORKS — with specific reference to Stanford’s research synthesis on environmental education outcomes for K-12 students.

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September 13, 2018

Publication:

Inside Climate News

Author:

Phil McKenna

NAAEE is mentioned, and Executive Director Judy Braus is quoted in this article about the release of the National Science Teachers Association's newly released Position Statement on "The Teaching of Climate Science". Braus was part of the team that helped draft the NSTA position statement.

Date:

August 15, 2018

Contact:

Judy Braus

Our 2018 EE 30 Under 30 honorees are champions of energy, water, climate resilience, the Arctic, environmental health issues, and more. They work in 5 continents, 11 countries, and 10 U.S. states/territories, through a variety of approaches including journalism, music, and gardening. Learn more and connect on eePRO and join us at the NAAEE conference to hear from several of this year's honorees.

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August 17, 2018

Contact:

Judy Braus, judy@naaee.org

Thirty-two outstanding Fellows from around the world have been selected by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in cooperation with U.S. EPA to help address community environmental and social issues around the world. These Fellows represent a diverse group of talented educators and conservationists who are using the power of education to help tackle tough issues in their communities and striving to create a more equitable and sustainable world.

ULIEA Logo
ULIEA Logo

Date:

August 1, 2018

Contact:

Christiane Maertens, christiane@naaee.org

Today, Underwriters Laboratories and the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) announced the winners of the UL Innovative Education Award for 2018. This year's winners are Techbridge Girls, Ocean Discovery Institute, Sweet Water Foundation, the ‘Alalā Reintroduction Community Inquiry Program at San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy, and Groundswell Michigan. The ESTEM partnership program donates its millionth dollar since launching in 2014.

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Date:

April 9, 2018

Contact:

Judy Braus

New eeRESEARCH library offers free access to one of world’s largest collections of environmental education and nature connection research

Cover of Nature Preschools National Survey Report

Date:

November 17, 2017

Contact:

Emilian Geczi, emilian@naaee.org

The Natural Start Alliance, a project of the North American Association of Environmental Education, along with Eastern Region Association of Forest & Nature Schools, Northern Illinois Nature Preschool Association, and Washington Nature Preschool Association conducted a survey in summer 2017 that identified 250+ nature preschools & kindergartens across the country, showing a 66% increase since the previous year.

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October 11, 2017

Get information on the status of the NAAEE Conference and Research Symposium in Puerto Rico.

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September 7, 2017

Our thoughts are with the people of the Caribbean and US in the path of Hurricane Irma. We continue to be in touch with our conference co-hosts, Para La Naturaleza, and our colleagues at the Hilton Caribe. At this point, the NAAEE Annual Conference and Research Symposium will go on as planned. We are already looking at how we can help support our friends and partners before, during, and after the conference.

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