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Date:

November 30, 2020

"As we head into the holiday season, after a year that’s merited every negative adjective from unprecedented to unprintable, it’s good to remind ourselves of the many affirming stories that have brightened our lives. From tiny heartwarming tales and new scientific discoveries to larger life lessons, there have been a host of silver linings to help us get through this difficult year. They haven’t taken away everyone’s pain and sorrow, but they have given us hope that we can use what we’ve learned to create a more positive future for us all." Continue reading this holiday note from Judy Braus, NAAEE Executive Director.

Date:

October 2, 2020

Apply now for this funding opportunity from Mosaic, focused on strengthening field-wide movement infrastructure that supports people working to ensure clean air and water, a safe climate, healthy and just communities for all, and protection of our natural heritage.

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September 23, 2020

Explore the beauty of biodiversity with GLOBIO's 2021 Biodiversity Wall Calendar, in collaboration with the NAAEE. Proceeds will benefit NAAEE as we use the power of education to advance environmental literacy around the world and GLOBIO as they connect people, species, and planet by promoting awareness and support for global conservation. Pre-Order your copy today!

Date:

September 14, 2020

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org | (202) 277-6582

Registration is now open for the North American Association for Environmental Education’s (NAAEE) 49th Annual Conference and 17th Research Symposium, the largest gathering of formal and nonformal environmental educators in the world. All events, including additional workshops and networking opportunities, will be held online over two weeks between October 5 and 16. Dr. Ibram Kendi, author of "How to Be an Antiracist" and one of America’s foremost historians, will kick off an exceptional lineup of conference keynote speakers focusing on addressing racism and promoting civic engagement.

two young boys smiling

Date:

July 9, 2020

Contact:

Christy Merrick | christymerrick@gmail.com | (801) 230-9692

The Natural Start Alliance is proud to release new research that documents the continued expansion of nature preschools in the United States. Three years after our last report, the number of nature preschools in the United States has more than doubled to an estimated 585 programs, or a 25-fold increase over the past decade.

Date:

July 1, 2020

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org | (202) 277-6582

NAAEE released eeGuidance for Reopening Schools, a new publication that offers support for schools and districts as they find ways to safely and equitably reopen for students this fall. Developed in collaboration with members of our state Affiliate Network, the guide offers dozens of specific recommendations for schools and districts to leverage the opportunities inherent in environmental and outdoor education programs and staff.

girl sits on grass by water writing in notebook

Date:

June 17, 2020

Contact:

Stacie Pierpoint | stacie@naaee.org | (202) 277-6582

NAAEE, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and supported by the US Department of Education, is excited to award $2.35 million to 29 environmental education organizations that will partner with NOAA to provide enriching after school watershed-related STEM projects.

Educator Stephen Ritz and the Green Bronx Machine, New York
Educator Stephen Ritz and the Green Bronx Machine, New York

Date:

May 26, 2020

NAAEE Executive Director Judy Braus explores the parallels and intersections of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change and highlights the importance of environmental education in addressing both challenges in this essay, originally published by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

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April 22, 2020

NAAEE Board Chair, Charlotte Clark expresses gratitude to volunteers, leaders, and members for the ways they are honoring the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Date:

April 22, 2019

Contact:

Colby Parkinson at colby@naaee.org or (208) 995-9970

Nominations are now open for the 2019 EE 30 Under 30 program, which recognizes 30 leaders under 30 years old from across the globe who are using environmental education to build a sustainable future. Launched on Earth Day, April 22, by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), the call for entries is open until June 3, 2019. Apply or nominate at www.naaee.org/ee30under30

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March 28, 2019

NAAEE is excited to introduce eeINSPIRE—a new professional development webinar series offered in partnership with the US Forest Service and designed to spark innovation in environmental education.

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February 25, 2019

March 21, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Join us for the next webinar "Connecting People to Nature: From Caring to Conservation and More!" with Louise Chawla, University of Colorado; Lauren Watkins, Impact by Design; and Sheila Williams Ridge, University of Minnesota. This webinar is presented in partnership with the US Forest Service.

Date:

November 15, 2018

Publication:

Education Dive

Author:

Linda Jacobson

This Education Dive article reports on schools in Philadelphia that are implementing outdoor education to help boost graduation rates. The article references NAAEE’s educational tools, certification, public policy initiatives, and eeWORKS — with specific reference to Stanford’s research synthesis on environmental education outcomes for K-12 students.

Date:

September 13, 2018

Publication:

Inside Climate News

Author:

Phil McKenna

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.

Date:

August 15, 2018

Contact:

Judy Braus

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.

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