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September 5, 2018
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 >
Introducing Imagine If: A New Podcast from NAAEE!
NAAEE is excited to share that we will be launching a brand new podcast about climate resiliency called Imagine If on September 12th. Let's imagine if together!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 >
Thirty Young Change-makers Recognized as Global “30 Under 30” by Leading Environmental Education Association
Our 2018 EE 30 Under 30 honorees are champions of energy, water, climate resilience, the Arctic, environmental health issues, and more. They work in 5 continents, 11 countries, and 10 U.S. states/territories, through a variety of approaches including journalism, music, and gardening. Learn more and connect on eePRO and join us at the NAAEE conference to hear from several of this year's honorees.Read more >
From Shoeshine Boy to Biologist
Be inspired by reading and listening to the story of how Rene Corado's insatiable curiosity about the natural world led him on his journey from Guatemalan shoeshine boy to U.S. immigrant to ornithologist and collections manager of the world's largest egg collection.Read more >
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.
NAAEE's Higher Education Database
This growing searchable directory on eePRO provides a listing of EE degree programs, institutions, and faculty in the United States and internationally.
Check Out our PRO Picks
We’ve tapped into our network of experts in specific subject areas to collect their recommendations for some of the most useful materials in EE. Look for the PRO Pick logo on resources throughout eePRO as we highlight outstanding materials.
State of STEM Report from STEMconnector
STEMconnector released new research on the forces and factors that underlie the STEM talent gap, providing direction for further investment by industry, higher education, government, and nonprofits to eliminate barriers to opportunity for individuals across the STEM talent pipeline. The first-of-its-kind report, The State of STEM: Defining the Landscape to Determine High-Impact Pathways for the Future Workforce, delivers a comprehensive view of the STEM ecosystem, identifying major players in the space for the purpose of fostering cross-sector collaboration to solve talent challenges.
Toad&Co. Teacher Appreciation Program
Get discounts on sustainable, earth-friendly fashions from Toad&Co. through their Teacher Appreciation Program! Receive 20% off your first purchase, and more perks once you're approved for the program!
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