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June 19, 2019
Conference Registration is Open!
Join over 1,000 Environmental Educators in Lexington, KY
Keynote speakers include:
Mona Chalabi, Data Journalist, The Guardian
John Flicker, President, Prescott College
Friday Flash Talks
EE 30 Under 30 Honorees
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Early bird deadline: July 12
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Small Individual Actions vs. Changing Govt. Policies?
In the face of our massive climate change challenges, should I/we be focusing attention on taking small individual actions or working to support larger changes via governmental policy shifts? A new study shows that convincing people to live greener lives makes them LESS likely to support real climate policy. The details will guide you in being a more effective climate change educator.Read more >
The Plastic Crisis: Where are we at and what can we do?
Communities across the globe are rethinking how we approach plastic use in our daily lives. Opportunities for recycling large portions of our plastics are diminishing, and communities are being forced to cancel parts of their recycling programs. What are communities, cities, and even countries doing about the global plastic crisis, what are the challenges, and what can we do to fix it?Read more >
Nature Start Professional Development
There are two more opportunities to participate in the Chicago Zoological Society's Nature Start program this year. This professional development program trains informal educators along with other professionals who interact with young children and families to develop and facilitate early childhood nature play programs.Read more >
Building Empathy Between Human Condition and Wildness
Professor Drew Lanham believes he can continue to inspire a new and diverse generation of conservationists and environmental stewards through his writing and leadership in diversifying birding and conservation. Be inspired by how he builds empathy between the human condition and wildness in his Orion Magazine essay, Forever Gone, which has been chosen for the prestigious “The Best American Essays 2019” anthology, placing it among the 20 finest essays of the year among all U.S. authors.Read more >
Share a Ride or Find a Roomate for NAAEE2019
Find a roommate or rideshare for the Conference and/or Research Symposium in our Facebook group.
Get the latest news on global environmental education! Read the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) quarterly newsletter.
Register for the 2019 Natural Start Conference!
Connect with an international community of nature-based early learning professionals at the Natural Start Conference, July 31–August 3 in historic Manchester, NH. This is the nation’s largest professional event for teaching, administration, research, and advocacy in nature-based early learning. Check out the draft program here https://naturalstart.org/conference/session-descriptions
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We’ve tapped into our network of experts in specific subject areas to collect their recommendations for some of the most useful materials in EE. Look for the PRO Pick logo on resources throughout eePRO as we highlight outstanding materials.
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