The June 2018 installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series featured a roundtable of dynamite speakers working to connect research and practice. Watch the recording to learn more about how these organizations are working independently and together to build the evidence base for advancing environmental education and the children and nature movement.
As part of this ee360-sponsored workshop, EE professionals, teachers, administrators, and university faculty will come together for a full-day workshop to learn about the Community Engagement Guidelines for Excellence.
On January 23 from 2-3 pm EST, there will be a Grants Award Process Webinar for EPA grant applicants and recipients. This is a high level webinar that covers topics related to finding and applying for grants, as well as the basics of managing an award. It will be very similar to previous webinars. Please pass this info along to any potential applicants or recipients you think might be interested. The webinar will be recorded.
EPA has announced that up to $3 million in funding for locally-focused environmental education grants will be available under the 2018 EE Local Grant Program. EPA will award three to four grants in each of EPA’s ten Regions, for no less than $50,000 and no more than $100,000 each, for a total of 30-35 grants nationwide. Deadline extended to April 11, 2018.
This activity book teaches elementary age students about the various ways the EPA and the states work together to protect the environment, wildlife, and health of our country through coloring pages, puzzles, and games.
The President's Environmental Youth Award recognizes environmental projects by young students in the US in Kindergarten - 12th grade. Two awards (K-5, and 6-12) are given in each of US EPA's 10 regions. Each award-winning project receives a Presidential plaque. Applications are due by March 1, 2018.
The PLT Program Coordinator will perform administrative tasks in support of PLT’s overall operations within the main program areas of Curriculum and Educational Materials, Professional Development, GreenSchools, and Network Management. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Curriculum and Outreach, and supports all PLT staff.
Deadline to Apply:
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 11:45am
December 18, 2017
The deadline for this job has passed and it is not visible on the eePRO Jobs page.
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!
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 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.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently launched its annual update of EJSCREEN, the Agency's nationally acclaimed environmental justice screening and mapping tool. The updated version utilizes the most up-to-date demographic and environmental data. The Agency uses these updates as an opportunity to improve the tool based on feedback gleaned from users.
How can urban environmental education provide positive youth development? What are different ways to include youth in civic environmental issues? Learn more in this video with Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte and Eduardo Gonzalez (Cornell University Cooperative Extension, USA).
How does restoration-based education occur? Who is working to reverse the damage to ecosystems caused by the increase in urban development? Learn more with Tania M. Schusler (Loyola University Chicago, USA) in this video!
What is critical environmental education? How can we empower people to make a difference in their own communities? Learn more in this video with Arjen E.J. Wals (Wageningen University, the Netherlands).
How can sustainability improve learning on higher education campuses? What are the trends evident in sustainable campuses? Learn more with Scott Ashmann (University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, USA) in this video.
How can educational trends help engage learners in urban environmental education? What trends have already made a positive impact in Urban EE? Learn more in this video with Alex Russ (Cornell University, USA).
What are the benefits of Participatory Urban Planning? What's the value of including community members in changes to the urban landscape? Learn about it with Karen Malone (Western Sydney University, Australia) in this video.