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September 23, 2021
Register Now for #NAAEE2021!
Are you ready for NAAEE 2021? View the detailed schedules for our 50th Anniversary Conference and the Research Symposium, read about our inspiring keynotes speakers, and join us as the excitement builds! Our tiered pricing options make it possible for anyone to attend. Learn more and register now at conference.naaee.org. (If you've registered, you'll receive login credentials before events start on October 4.)
WEBINAR: Building a Climate of Hope: Young Voices Reflect on Resilience, Creativity, and the Future
October 5, 2021, 3:30 PM–5:00 PM EDT Join environmental educators from around the world in welcoming the EE 30 Under 30 Class of 2021 and celebrate their dedication to a future rooted in sustainability and equity. Read on for more information on this exciting #NAAEE2021 conference opportunity, open and free to anyone.Read more >
Power of Connection
Please consider submitting a blog post on the theme of the #NAAEE2021 Conference and Research Symposium: “Power of Connection.”Read more >
Engage with eePRO Groups at #NAAEE2021
Are you interested in joining or catching up with an eePRO group? Choose from 15 pre-conference group meetings on topics ranging from conservation in climate change, early childhood to global EE on October 4 and 5. Put your favorites on your calendar now and don't miss this great networking opportunity!Read more >
Processes Involved in Environmental Education for Young Children: The Case of the Frightening Butterfly.
This blog is the fourth of a series of eight discussions on principles, processes, and strategies involved in early childhood education and environmental education. It examines the process of connaturality and how it affects the three interlocking bodies of knowledge of the concrete mind, literacy/alphabetization and opsistiation in early childhood.Read more >
Press Release: NOAA and NAAEE Award First-of-Their-Kind Aquaculture Literacy Mini-Grants to Foster Outreach and Education
The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is excited to award $150K to 10 projects that aim to enhance aquaculture literacy.Read more >
Head in the Cloud (Forest), Boots on the Ground
How one nature reserve in Colombia is transforming and being transformed through their relationships with the local community.Read more >
Press Release: 30 Environmental and Civics Education Leaders to Inspire Action in Their Communities
NAAEE is pleased to announce its new class of CEE-Change Fellows, thirty educators and community leaders using environmental education and civics education to address today’s complex environmental and social concerns at local, regional, and national levels.Read more >
Announcing the Youth Innovation Challenge!
Due October 25 GEEP invites applicants from 15 to 30 years of age to propose a solution to address issues related to climate change, marine litter, or both issues, using environmental education as a key strategy.
50th Anniversary Member Spotlight: Diego Román, NAAEE Board Member
"I hope you'll join me in supporting NAAEE's initiatives to reach linguistically, ethnically, and racially diverse communities who have not been traditionally represented in environmental initiatives."
Share Your Thoughts on eePRO!
We would love for you to share your thoughts on the "Power of Connection" through a blog post on eePRO!
Thank You to All Who Attended the Nature-Based Early Learning Conference!
You can still register to access on-demand sessions, posters, and recordings of all live sessions, available to watch when you want, where you want, until July 2022.
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