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April 7, 2021

We’re excited to celebrate NAAEE's 50th Anniversary with you and to use it as a time to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going, and to announce that the Call for Presentations for our annual conference and research symposium is now open.

Faces of young EE 2021 Changemakers and ee 30 Under 30 logo

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March 31, 2021

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org

NAAEE is pleased to announce its second class of EE 30 Under 30 Changemakers. Twelve leaders from eight countries will receive small grants, professional development, and a community of support to boost their impact, as they implement environmental education projects that build low-carbon economies, create resilient communities, and protect and restore ecosystems.

Faces of Karyl Askew, Dawn Chavez, Diego Roman, Karie Ross, and Mandarin Sud with copy "Meet NAAEE's new board members"

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February 16, 2021

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org | (202) 277-6582

NAAEE is excited to announce that five new members have joined our board of directors. Our board members play a critical role in our work to use the power of education to help individuals and communities build healthier and more sustainable communities.

YLACES Grant Application Deadline Extended! on blue background with globe illustration

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January 7, 2021

YLACES is soliciting applications for grants for the 2020/2021 school year. Those working with youth to do research projects through environmental citizen science are invited to submit proposals for support to help acquire the scientific instruments or other necessary data collection tools or materials. The deadline to submit a proposal is January 31, 2021.

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December 8, 2020

Dec 17, 4 PM ET Join Andy Goodman for this one-hour webinar based on a new report. He will identify best practices worth emulating along with persistent problems that require attention, and include data-driven recommendations for improving your videoconferences going forward.

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November 30, 2020

"As we head into the holiday season, after a year that’s merited every negative adjective from unprecedented to unprintable, it’s good to remind ourselves of the many affirming stories that have brightened our lives. From tiny heartwarming tales and new scientific discoveries to larger life lessons, there have been a host of silver linings to help us get through this difficult year. They haven’t taken away everyone’s pain and sorrow, but they have given us hope that we can use what we’ve learned to create a more positive future for us all." Continue reading this holiday note from Judy Braus, NAAEE Executive Director.

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October 2, 2020

Apply now for this funding opportunity from Mosaic, focused on strengthening field-wide movement infrastructure that supports people working to ensure clean air and water, a safe climate, healthy and just communities for all, and protection of our natural heritage.

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September 23, 2020

Explore the beauty of biodiversity with GLOBIO's 2021 Biodiversity Wall Calendar, in collaboration with the NAAEE. Proceeds will benefit NAAEE as we use the power of education to advance environmental literacy around the world and GLOBIO as they connect people, species, and planet by promoting awareness and support for global conservation. Pre-Order your copy today!

Date:

September 14, 2020

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org | (202) 277-6582

Registration is now open for the North American Association for Environmental Education’s (NAAEE) 49th Annual Conference and 17th Research Symposium, the largest gathering of formal and nonformal environmental educators in the world. All events, including additional workshops and networking opportunities, will be held online over two weeks between October 5 and 16. Dr. Ibram Kendi, author of "How to Be an Antiracist" and one of America’s foremost historians, will kick off an exceptional lineup of conference keynote speakers focusing on addressing racism and promoting civic engagement.

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Date:

July 9, 2020

Contact:

Christy Merrick | christymerrick@gmail.com | (801) 230-9692

The Natural Start Alliance is proud to release new research that documents the continued expansion of nature preschools in the United States. Three years after our last report, the number of nature preschools in the United States has more than doubled to an estimated 585 programs, or a 25-fold increase over the past decade.

Date:

July 1, 2020

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org | (202) 277-6582

NAAEE released eeGuidance for Reopening Schools, a new publication that offers support for schools and districts as they find ways to safely and equitably reopen for students this fall. Developed in collaboration with members of our state Affiliate Network, the guide offers dozens of specific recommendations for schools and districts to leverage the opportunities inherent in environmental and outdoor education programs and staff.

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Date:

June 17, 2020

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org | (202) 277-6582

NAAEE, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and supported by the US Department of Education, is excited to award $2.35 million to 29 environmental education organizations that will partner with NOAA to provide enriching after school watershed-related STEM projects.

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

Date:

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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