Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
The latest news, resources, and opportunities in the ee community
March 11, 2021
NAAEE 2021 Call for Presentations Opening Soon!
This year, we're celebrating NAAEE's 50th Conference and 18th Research Symposium and it's going to be big! The Call for Presentations will open by the end of March. What will you present? Check out last year's sessions for inspiration; they are available to registered participants for on-demand viewing in Whova until September 2021. Learn More >
Check Out New and Notable Sessions from Natural Start 2020
Using feedback from conference attendees, the Natural Start Alliance pulled together a list of early childhood EE conference highlights related to themes like equity and inclusion, safety, mental health, and STEAM. The lists include previously unavailable sessions drawn from the NAAEE Annual Conference. Register at a discounted price and access sessions until July 2021!Read more >
Connecting Thoughts to Nature—Carry On
Read and reflect on the importance of connecting to nature and feel spirited to, "Carry on my sweet survivor, carry on my lonely friend. Don't give up on a dream, don't you let it end," as these song lyrics by Peter, Paul, and Mary suggest.Read more >
NEW! eeBLUE Aquaculture Literacy Mini-Grants (Apply by April 2)
Aquaculture literacy within a community is generated by a familiarity with base-level information about aquaculture and, in turn, encourages consumers to take ownership of their aquaculture-related decisions confidently. Success begins at the level of community engagement and requires thoughtful implementation of best practices in environmental education. This is where NOAA’s eeBLUE partnership with the North American Association of Environmental Education (NAAEE) comes in, a 5-year partnership to increase environmental and science literacy among NOAA’s partners and external networks.Read more >
Making Florida Home
During Black History Month, we recognize the inspiration and strength of regional, place-based initiatives that memorialize Black history in nature and relate to this year’s theme, The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. This blog post visits Florida.Read more >
Turning Blight to BLISS
BLISS Meadows in Baltimore City is turning empty land into a place for People of Color to safely enjoy and learn about nature in a context that is culturally relevant and responsive.Read more >
Mindfulness Workshop for Educators
March 16, 6 PM ET - Join the Natural Start Alliance and Alison Cohen, a certified mindfulness instructor, for a one-hour workshop focused on educator wellbeing.
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.
Happy 5th Birthday, eePRO!
We’re celebrating five years of advancing EE through eePRO, a free community hub for environmental education professionals.
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