The Iowa Conservation Education Coalition and Prairie Rivers of Iowa invite educators, conservationists, community leaders, landscapers, and others that value outdoor education to our inaugural Outdoor Learning Environments Conference, June 18-19 at Gateway Hotel & Conference Center in Ames, Iowa!
Date and Time:
Monday, June 18, 2018, 8:00am to Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 4:00pm
Learn about the upcoming World of Wonder conference in August and register! Read feature stories on nature pedagogy and journaling. Find out how early childhood environmental educators are documenting outdoor learning on the April 24 webinar. Find other professional development, job opportunities, and more!
Announcing publication of The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East—a new children’s book edited by Michael J. Caduto, creator and co-author of the New York Times best-selling Keepers of the Earth® series. The Garden of Wisdom was borne of a decade-long collaboration between more than 50 individuals and 20 organizations in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine—including teachers, conservationists, and storytellers working across geographical and political borders to foster peaceful coexistence. For more details, and to order, please visit: www.p-e-a-c-e.net
The Q?rius (pronounced "curious") science education center at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., brings the museum’s collections, scientists, and research out from behind the scenes and within your reach. The website complements the museum experience through a collections browser, digital field books, science literacy readings, teaching resources, and an award-winning video webcast series.
Join a cutting-edge organization to implement exciting whole-district and whole-school Education for Sustainability programs. Based in Westchester, NY, with programs focused in NYC and surrounding areas, the Director of Education will oversee professional development programs and manage communications across multiple schools, staff, and community partners. Conceive, develop and implement new programming in conjunction with strategic plans, and join CELF's network of field experts.
For the June installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series (Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the field of EE), we heard from Dr. Hahrie Han presenting "Social Movements in EE: What's the Connection."
If you work (or would like to work) at nature centers, parks, tour and cruise companies, zoos, museums, aquariums etc. helping visitors connect with our natural or cultural heritage this 32 – hour course is for you! The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) offers a professional certification program to recognize individuals who exhibit knowledge and skills necessary to assure quality interpretive services to all audiences.
The Urban EE Colloquium is a way to learn from experts in urban environmental education and related fields. Over several weeks starting in November 2016, we will share selected short video lectures by scholars and practitioners about various aspects of urban EE.
Considering a wide array of perspectives helps us be more effective and creates an environment that allows us to honor our diverse beliefs, attitudes, languages, interpersonal styles, and values. The more diverse we are, the stronger our movement will be. We recorded a panel of experts on diversity and inclusion in environmental movements (Darryl Ramos-Young, Audrey Peterman, Marcelo Bonta, and Stefan Moss). We encourage you to listen to this important conversation and join the discussion on eePRO's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Group!
Green infrastructure, such as urban parks, community gardens, green buildings and green roofs, represents a network of human-managed and natural ecosystems that together enhance ecosystem health and climate change resilience, contribute to biodiversity, and benefit human populations through the maintenance and enhancement of ecosystem services.
Join us for this free 30 minute seminar where Lisa Eadens of the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education will be discussing career opportunities within the environmental field. Please share this information with students or professionals who might be interested. This is the first of a mini series of seminars entitled "Environmental Careers and Issues."
Tuesday, July 26, at 3PM EST:
“To be effective, collective impact must consider who is engaged, how they work together, and how progress happens.” Don't miss Dr. Nicole Ardoin speak about the potential for cross-sector coordination to initiate large scale social change in the next installment of our monthly webinar series, co-hosted with 10 of our affiliates.
Dr. Nicole Ardoin, an assistant professor on a joint appointment with Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education and Woods Institute for the Environment, speaks about the potential for cross-sector coordination to initiate large scale social change in the July installment of our monthly webinar series. NAAEE hosted this webinar with 10 of our affiliates.
When environmental education enables children and youth to contribute to improving urban environments, it can not only increase cities’ sustainability and resilience but also foster young people’s personal growth.