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April 30, 2021
NAAEE 2021 Proposal Deadline Coming Soon!
Submissions due May 7.
Don't miss your chance! Submit proposals by May 7 and share your work at NAAEE’s 50th Annual International Conference and 18th Research Symposium, to be held virtually in October. We are also looking for volunteers to review proposals in May. Learn more at conference.naaee.org.
Watch the CEE-Change Fellowship Informational Webinar
Application deadline: May 17 Apply for a CEE-Change Fellowship and gain the skills needed to create lasting change in your community. This 18-month program offers an extraordinary opportunity to design and implement a community action project that blends civic engagement and EE. Watch the informational webinar recording to make the most of your application!Read more >
A Blog Post, a Thank You, a Celebration
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3–7! Is there a teacher in your life who encouraged your curiosity of the outdoors? We’d love to hear about it in an eePRO blog post.Read more >
Reminder: We Need Your Input: What Role Does Civic Engagement Play in EE?
Deadline extended to May 15 NAAEE is helping to disseminate a survey for EE instructors, managers, directors, and funders about the appropriateness and use of different approaches to civic engagement. The results will inform future training focused on these techniques and the role of civic engagement in practice.Read more >
It’s All About the Connections!
In this month's eeBLUE Watershed Chronicles blog post, Creek Connections Director Wendy Kedzierski and Allegheny College Project Assistants Gretchen Barbera and Isabella Petitta share how a partnership with a local middle school grew to include afterschool watershed education.Read more >
California: Environmental Education and Justice
How are California-based organizations shaping the conversation around environmental education and justice? This blog post traces the impacts of slavery through California’s history and explores local organizations' responses to environmental racism.Read more >
Meet the 2021 EE 30 Under 30 Changemaker Grantees
The 2021 EE 30 Under 30 Changemaker Grantees are showcasing the power of environmental education for addressing social and environmental issues, reconnecting communities with nature and their land, and building critical skills and environmental literacy in children and adults around the world.Read more >
#MyActionsMatter—Together, We Can Change the World!
FEE has identified three overarching goals that address three burning environmental problems that face us today—climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental pollution. These are also the themes of the 2021 Global Action Days campaign.Read more >
Groups Cheer Introduction of the Climate Change Education Act
The Climate Change Education Act was introduced into the 117th Congress on Thursday, March 25. NAAEE and founding members of the Coalition for Climate Education Policy applaud the proposed legislation.Read more >
Earth Action Hub
Earth Action Hub is a collaborative online community dedicated to inspiring and supporting local environmental action across the globe.Read more >
Inventing Tomorrow Teacher Workshop
May 12, 3:30–5:00 ET Discover learning resources and video content aimed at equipping teachers for in-person or online learning centered on the exploration of environmental problems and the process of science.
NAAEE Celebrates 50 Years!
It's NAAEE's 50th Anniversary and we are celebrating! Join us throughout the year as we reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going.
Nominate an EE 30 Under 30!
Due May 5. NAAEE is looking for 30 game-changing leaders under 30 years of age who are using environmental education to build a sustainable future for all.
Join Our New eePRO Group: Young and Emerging Professionals!
Set in motion by environmental educators like you, this group connects and supports people who are new to the field. Engage in discussions on timely topics related to the unique opportunities and challenges of being a young or emerging EE professional, and gain access to the wonderful resources and opportunities that our eePRO platform offers.
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