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September 19, 2018
EE: A Force for the Future
Register soon! We're approaching record-breaking attendance. Don't be left out!
Looking for a conference roomate? Coordinate room sharing on NAAEE2018 Room Sharing FB Group
Presenters: Watch your mail for a message (sent via All Academic) with information on session logistics and submitting papers, PowerPoints, and posters for the 2018 online proceedings.
National Teachers Group Confronts Climate Denial: Keep the Politics Out of Science Class
NAAEE is mentioned, and Executive Director Judy Braus is quoted in this article about the release of the National Science Teachers Association's newly released Position Statement on "The Teaching of Climate Science". Braus was part of the team that helped draft the NSTA position statement.Read more >
Win a trip to the Galápagos with Lindblad Expeditions!
Support NAAEE's conference scholarship fund and enjoy the expedition of a lifetime! Thank you to our friends at Lindblad Expeditions for once again offering this incredible experience to the lucky winning bidder at our Annual Gala and Auction!Read more >
Are You Using a Podcast in Your Classroom? You Should Be and Start with this Climate Change One!
I host a podcast called America Adapts - The Climate Change Podcast. Climate change is an emerging issue and the podcast offers a new, conversational way to dig into a very substantive topic.Read more >
Series Premiere! Imagine If, S1E1: Puerto Rico se Regenera (Puerto Rico Regenerates)
NAAEE is excited to share that our brand new podcast about climate resiliency called Imagine If is now available! Let's imagine if together!Read more >
Natural Start Alliance News
Check out the latest Natural Start Alliance News! It will help you with interview questions when you hire a nature preschool teacher; provide you with a recording of Claire Warden's conference keynote, "I Wonder Why?"; introduce you to the Audubon Nature Preschool, our latest Member Spotlight, as well as all our newest members; and share the latest job openings and professional development opportunities. And if you work in a university or college and have an interest in nature-based early childhood education, be sure to take our survey.Read more >
Use the World Climate Simulation and Make a Difference!
This NSF-funded, research-based program gives educators a way to provide learners with an enjoyable meaningful experience and to make a difference in the real world.Read more >
Presentations for Impact
In the September 2018 edition of NAAEE's monthly webinar series, we heard from Dennis Poplin, senior vice president and director of learning for Spitfire Strategies. Dennis uses his wealth of experience in building organizational and personal strategic communications skills to help us all make a bigger impact in our presentations and strategic storytelling. Watch the recorded webinar here!Read more >
National Environmental Education Training Program ‘ee360’ Announces Community Environmental Education Fellows
Thirty-two outstanding Fellows from around the world have been selected by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in cooperation with U.S. EPA to help address community environmental and social issues around the world. These Fellows represent a diverse group of talented educators and conservationists who are using the power of education to help tackle tough issues in their communities and striving to create a more equitable and sustainable world.Read more >
2018 Alaska Field Trip: Learning about the Environmental Issues Facing the Arctic
In June 2018, three educational researchers, Beth Short, Binyu Yang, and Mary Ellen Wolfinger from the George Washington University’s Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy traveled to Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska to meet with community members about involving urban Alaskan youth in the digital environmental storytelling project #60above60.Read more >
Win a trip to the Galapagos with Lindblad Expeditions
Support NAAEE's conference scholarship fund and enjoy the expedition of a lifetime! Thank you to our friends at Lindblad Expeditions for once again offering this incredible experience to the lucky winning bidder at our Annual Gala and Auction!
How Lizards Find Their Way Home with HHMI
Join us on Thursday of NAAEE2018 for a special screening of short HHMI BioInteractive films in their Scientists at Work series and Q&A with featured scientist Dr. Manuel Leal!
NAAEE2018 Connect with Us
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Student Conservation Association at #NAAEE2018
All SCA members and alumni attending this year's conference are invited to a FREE pre-pub crawl happy hour at O'Doherty's Irish Grille on Thursday evening to connect with old friends and new! At this event, the organization will also recognize four alumni who were selected for the 2018 EE 30 Under 30. Pre-registration is required via the link. Be sure to stop by the SCA table near the conference check-in area to get your SCA Alum ribbon to add to your name badge and other swag!
NAAEE and UL Announce the 2018 UL Innovative Education Award Winners
NAAEE, in partnership with Underwriters Laboratories (UL NFP), is thrilled to share the winners of the 2018 UL Innovative Education Award! This year's grand prize winner and recipient of $100,000 is Oakland-based Techbridge Girls, who opens the world of STEM education to girls from low-income communities with hands-on environmental projects.
eePRO Group Moderators Needed
We are looking for additional eePRO Group Moderators! If you have experience or interest in "Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion," "Sustainable Cities & Communities," or "Conservation & Behavior Change," send an email to email@example.com.
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