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November 8, 2017
2017 Virtual Conference
Thanks to all our wonderful panelists, presenters, and consulting partners for making this virtual conference a reality! Recordings of all six presentations are posted here >
NAAEE x COP23
Learn how NAAEE members and friends are representing the field of Environmental Education during the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany from November 6-17, 2017.Read more >
October News from the Natural Start Alliance
Save-the-date for the 2018 nature-based preschool conference in Chicago! Read about the new volume of International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education and editor, Dr. Yash Bhagwanji. Learn how to build a movement to help young children connect with nature and care for it. Get updates on upcoming events, job opportunities, and more.Read more >
Act Now for EE!
Visit ActNowforEE.org to help shape an action plan for EE for the next 10 years. This Call for Action was developed by environmental education leaders from around the world, but it is in draft form. To make this a truly useful tool, we need input from environmental educators like you!Read more >
EE 30 Under 30: Young Leaders Making a Difference
Recording posted! NAAEE, in partnership with the US Forest Service, the Global Environmental Education Partnership, US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Administration Taiwan, put out a search for 2017's top "EE 30 Under 30"—individuals around the world who are using environmental education in their communities to create change. Four of these exceptional individuals flew to DC as part of NAAEE's 2017 virtual conference week to share their accomplishments, stories, and plans for the future—and leave us on a high note as we look forward to coming together for NAAEE 2018 in Spokane.Read more >
Continue the Discussion! Creating and Supporting Culturally Relevant Organizational Change
Youth Outside developed the Cultural Relevancy Series to ensure that organizations are working toward creating and supporting a culture that includes and celebrates difference. As part of NAAEE's 2017 virtual conference week, Rena Payan, Program Manager with Youth Outside, shared more on the series and offers take away tips and tools to move your organization toward a commitment to equity, inclusion, and cultural relevancy. Check out the recording and join in on the discussion board on this page - Rena will be monitoring the discussion and responding to your questions through Thursday, October 19!Read more >
Continue the discussion! Tbilisi+40 & the GEEP's Global Call for Action
Hear members of the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) discuss Tbilis+40, a global Call for Action, and what the future of EE holds for communities around the world.Read more >
Continue the discussion! Highlights from the Research Symposium
Panelists explored highlights from the plenary panels of the 2017 research symposium, with an emphasis on the dynamism of the field within the context of responding to new horizons and challenges for researchers, research, and the NAAEE Research Symposium itself.Read more >
Continue the Discussion! Climate Change, Education, and Hope
We heard from an inspiring panel of experts in education and conservation working to address climate change through the power of education as part of our 2017 virtual conference. Check out the recorded session and join in on the discussion on eePRO now!Read more >
eeWORKS: Demonstrating the Power of Environmental Education
We heard from the team leading our eeWORKS initiative: Judy Braus (NAAEE), Dr. Nicole Ardoin (Stanford University), and Alison Bowers (Virginia Tech & Stanford University) as part of NAAEE's monthly webinar series.Read more >
In addition to the GEEP's Call for Action, the World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) is campaigning to annually mark October 14 (the signing of the Tbilisi Declaration, 1977) as World EE Day.
Webinar Series: Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the Field of EE
November 14 at 1:00 PM EST: Join us for the next installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series "eeWORKS: Demonstrating the Power of Environmental Education" with NAAEE Executive Director Judy Braus and two esteemed environmental education researchers: Dr. Nicole Ardoin (Stanford University) and Alison Bowers (Virginia Tech & Stanford University).
Together for Puerto Rico Fund
The Together for Puerto Rico fund was established to assist our partners and their families with recovery from the devastating effects of the hurricane. We are also donating all proceeds from the sales of our 2017 conference items (Parrot t-shirts & Coqui mugs). If you are able, please join our staff and board in supporting this effort. Many thanks to those who have already donated!
Help Shape the 2018 Monthly Webinar Series
From biodiversity to citizen science, storytelling to growing social movements, we hope our 2017 webinar series brought you new ideas for increasing the impact of your work. Help us bring in a new year of bright ideas and innovative thinking by contributing your thoughts and suggestions for the 2018 monthly webinar series. Your feedback will help shape the webinar series and ensure that we continue to expand our thinking and provide EE professionals with the latest cutting edge research, strategies, and resources!
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