Environmental Education Association of Illinois

Primary Contact

Abbie Enlund

1505 N. Broadway
Urbana, IL 61801
United States




Members of EEAI have provided leadership on this front at the national, state, and community levels. The strength of EEAI comes from the involvement of its members. Their participation in state and regional events raises the profile of environmental education and challenges decision-makers to give environmental literacy higher priority.   

Mission: To maintain a vital network that supports and advances quality ee throughout the state.

Goals & Objectives

  • To promote innoavative strategies that energeize and support EEAI and the field of EE
  • To increase public awarenss of EEAI through a statewide promotional campaign
  • To increase and retain membership through improved recruitment efforts and enhanced member benefits
  • To enhance communication and coordination among all ee shareholders

Current Initiatives

  • Sponsor exciting and informative environmental education conferences in conjunction with EEAI's spring membership meeting. The EEAI Annual Meeting & Conference is held at scenic locations throughout the state of Illinois.
  • Once every eight years, EEAI sponsors the Midwest Environmental Education Conference, which draws participants from throughout the nation.
  • Sponsors Project Learning Tree and Growing Up WILD  in the state of Illinois. 
  • Publishes the Illinois Environmental Education UPDATE newsletter; the only periodical in Illinois devoted to current information and ideas about environmental education.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations regarding environmental education materials, trains workshop facilitators and locates funding sources to implement high quality environmental education programs.



Assistant Manager, High School and College...

July 6, 2020

The Assistant Manager, High School and College Outreach Programs contributes to the success of the...


Manager, King Conservation Science Scholars

July 6, 2020

The Manager, King Conservation Science Scholars contributes to the success of the Chicago...


Elementary Teacher

May 7, 2020

Prairie School of DuPage is a small, nature based pre-K - 8th grade school in Wheaton, Illinois....


Environmental Educator

May 7, 2020

Work with the Director of Environmental Education, NGRREC scientists and education team to plan,...


Program Manager

April 21, 2020

Starting in August 2020, the Program Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of our school...


Elementary and/or Middle School Teacher

March 21, 2020

Prairie School of DuPage is seeking multiple full-time educators to join our team in the elementary...