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May 13, 2021
NEW! Join Us for the First Taiwan-US Bilateral Workshop on Climate Education
May 19, 9:00 PM ET and May 27, 9:00 AM ET
Climate change is a responsibility we all must take on, and we can’t do it alone. Hosted by National Taiwan University (NTU) and the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP), you'll hear from climate education experts in Taiwan and the United States.
If you're a climate educator, or a student pursuing climate education for the future, we hope you'll join us for this event! Register >
There's More Time! Call Your Senator for Environmental Education.
Immediate Action Requested: Please call your US senators by this Friday, May 14, 2021! Healthy increases to EE funding at the EPA and NOAA are on the horizon. We have a limited window to show our support for well-funded EE. Read on for all the information you need (including a sample script) to be successful in this effort.Read more >
Natural Start Forum: Removing the Gear Barrier
This month we are highlighting an essential part of nature-based learning: outdoor gear! Hear stories from providers around the country who’ve removed barriers to accessing quality outdoor gear, creating sustainable models for programs and families. May 20 at 12 pm ET.Read more >
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 >
Why K-12 Should Feature in America’s National Climate Strategy - Report
Learn why K–12 education is viewed as an urgent partner in addressing climate change in a new report by UndauntedK12, New Buildings Institute, and the Coalition for Climate Education Policy.Read more >
Pedagogical Principles in Environmental Education for Young Children: Let them Play! Leave the Thinking to Adults.
Organizing pedagogical data within the three domains of knowledge of the concrete mind, literacy/alphabetization, and opsistiation allows us to think with our whole bodies, our intellect, and with stratified layers of knowledge. This blog is the second of a series of eight about mastering pedagogy in environmental education for young children.Read more >
eePROpel: A Young Professional's Path to an EE Career
As part of the fifth anniversary of the launch of eePRO, NAAEE is featuring environmental education professionals who have used the platform to connect, collaborate, and learn. Our next story features Zachary Ashbrook, Stewardship Coordinator with the Western New York Land Conservancy, who used eePRO to engage with the environmental education community during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more >
eePRO Global Meet Up Report!
Read a quick report on what we learned during our eePRO Global Group meet up.Read more >
Great Lakes B-WET Resource Creation and Collection RFP
NAAEE and NOAA are seeking a consultant to assess and compile a list of currently available educational resources from Great Lakes B-WET partners and create content for a suite of website platform-ready tools.
RFP: Evaluation of EE 30 Under 30 Changemaker Grants Program
Apply by May 21. We are seeking an external evaluator to assess the implementation and outcomes of our EE 30 Under 30 Changemaker Grants program.
50th Anniversary Member Spotlight: NAAEE Board Member Danni Washington
"I believe that the work we're doing today will directly inform the next generation to be the leaders we need to create a society that prioritizes people and the planet."
NAAEE 2021—Call for Proposal Reviewers
NAAEE seeks volunteers to review proposals for the 50th Annual Conference and 18th Annual Research Symposium. Reviewers should have at least five years of experience in the field.
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