Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
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May 28, 2021
Registration Is Open for the Natural Start Alliance Early Learning Conference!
July 26–30, 2021 - Join hundreds of attendees around the globe at the nation's largest gathering for nature-based early education professionals. Explore the role of nature and education in promoting healing, addressing injustice, and helping children, families, communities, and the planet thrive. With over 120 sessions (live and on-demand), there is something for every interest and experience level and you can earn professional development credit. Learn more and register at conference.naturalstart.org.
Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.
Have you introduced your students to ecosystem restoration? Have you taken part in ecosystem restoration as an organization, community, or individual? World Environment Day is June 5, focusing on ecosystem restoration. Showcase your project or achievement through a blog post on eePRO.Read more >
An Interview with the School District of Waukesha Environmental Education Program
The School District of Waukesha Environmental Education program has been running strong for 45 years. In this brief but compelling interview, learn how the EE team, at the onset of COVID-19, transformed their newsletter into a weekly content-driven newsletter that would go on to support hundreds of district teachers, as well as spark the interest of many more.Read more >
Honoring Tribal and Traditional Knowledge: Integrating Tribal and Indigenous Partnerships into Aquaculture Literacy
June 3, 4:00 PM ET Save the date! Join us for a live panel discussion to learn more about how environmental educators and their partners like NOAA Education can build more inclusive partnerships with Native aquaculture communities/knowledge holders. Register for this special #eeBLUE event today.Read more >
Teacher Appreciation Week 2021 Blog Collection
Enjoy inspiring and uplifting blog posts from the EE community, written for Teacher Appreciation Week 2021.Read more >
eePROpel: New University Instructor Finds Help Through an eePRO Group
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 Sarah Wolf, Park Naturalist at Hendricks County, Indiana, Parks & Recreation, who joined the eePRO Higher Education Group biweekly calls to get advice from other professionals and find out what it takes to succeed in teaching EE at the university level during a pandemic.Read more >
Ways to Connect and Work Together
As environmental educators, we seek ways for participants to connect to the concept of working together. Learn about this activity that encourages groups to consider how our actions influence others' decisions.Read more >
Climate Change Resources for K–12 Educators
Explore the Climate Change Essentials for All Educators course, which offers K–12 teachers up to 60 professional development hours for learning how to successfully incorporate climate change education into their current curriculum—regardless of grade level, subject area, or state standards. Generous scholarships available!Read more >
NAAEE 2021: The Power of Connection
We're going virtual for our 50th! Save the dates: Research Symposium, October 7–8 and Conference, October 12–15.
Webinar: Demonstrating the Power of Environmental Education
July 7, 3:00 PM ET - Research offers a unique perspective through which to infuse energy into the EE field. During this webinar, we'll learn from the eeWORKS research teams about the proven benefits of EE.
Webinar: Communities Grow Greener When Young People Have a Voice
June 22, 3:00 PM ET - This webinar walks you through key steps to involving young people in local investigations and civic action to improve their communities.
50th Anniversary Member Spotlight: NAAEE Board Member Beth Stevens
"I am more hopeful for a just and sustainable future all because of the work of NAAEE."
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