Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence describes five key characteristics of effective community engagement. Case studies, drawn from the field of environmental education, are also included to illustrate how key ideas can be implemented.
University of California San Diego Extension (UC San Diego Extension) has launched a new online Certificate in Sustainability and Behavior Change. This Certificate program includes unique and advanced training in conservation psychology, behavior change strategies for sustainability, community engagement, and a capstone project and is designed to help practitioners build successful programs and projects that activate awareness and behavior change.
Walden at West Bloomfield is an American Literary garden. It was conceived and created by an English literature teacher Jennifer McQuillan. An inspired way to connect learners to the great authors of American literature.
Keystone Science School’s strong brand is built on a longstanding reputation of providing high-quality educational and character-building programs to youth and adults for over 40 years. The Marketing and Development Coordinator works with the Marketing and Development Director to execute the fundraising and communications goals of the organization. Two key strengths we seek in the ideal candidate are exceptional writing/communication skills and superb attention to detail.
The Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association (CRC), located in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director (ED). Experienced individuals with a passion for watershed management and riparian system restoration are sought to fill this important position.
"A Growing Movement Supporting Health, Education, and connection with Nature." Free 70 page report gives a detailed report of green schoolyards. This report shares information, stories, and steps to create your own green schoolyard.
This blog post by founding director of Forum for the Future outlines an approach that just may turn your thinking around on one of those days when you find addressing Climate Change as something that's just too depressing.
Environmental education advocacy call this Thursday, May 5th
Please join us for our monthly advocacy call, Thursday, May 5, 2016, 1-2:00 EDT. There will be an update on the introduction of a Senate climate education bill in a few weeks, and we’ll have more information on how states are responding to federal Every Student Succeeds Act funding. All are welcome. Call-in: (712) 432-1212, Meeting ID: 639-367-277
Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to replace the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). This chart provides a breakdown of the differences between the two laws and highlights the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)'s position on key provisions.
On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law, reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (formerly, No Child Left Behind). This fact sheet outlines language within the ESSA supporting EE and next steps for strengthening federal support for EE.
Scholar, teacher, writer, speaker, and entrepreneur David Orr discusses systems thinking in the second installment of our monthly webinar series—on Tuesday, March 22, at 3 PM EST. Missed the webinar? Access the recording here!
As part of the monthly webinar series NAAEE hosts on eePRO, Marc Stern, an associate professor at Virginia Tech, spoke about trust and public participation on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Missed Marc's webinar? Access the recording by clicking this post!