With the support of the CEE-Change Fellowship, the Cedar Tree Foundation, and ee360, Cepow Cameroon has successfully promoted environmental education in schools. This initiative has started Eco-Clubs, engaged in tree planting and games, and educated youth on using locally collected plastic waste to create sustainable materials.
Parley for the Oceans is an organization that focuses on attacking the problem of plastic pollution in the oceans. In 2019 we started the environmental education project, “Fighting Marine and Coastal Plastic Pollution.” This project empowered students to gather information about the types of plastics that are being used in Cancún households, raise awareness about reducing plastic consumption and pollution, and measure the behavioral changes that this program activated across 103 households.
This 4-week online course (May 16 - June 12, 2022) is about creating partnerships between environmental education programs and community members who aim to achieve shared goals through stewardship or advocacy.
Date and Time:
Monday, May 16, 2022, 12:00pm to Sunday, June 12, 2022, 12:00pm
The “Difference Makers Mentors” facilitates environmental education programming that is equitable, culturally sustaining, and welcoming to students. This pertains especially to those who have been historically marginalized within the science and environmental field, and serves as a supportive partnership for environmental action projects tailored to students’ interests, identities, and local community needs.
Civic and Environmental Education (CEE) Change Fellow, Mandy Baily, discusses her CAP partnership with Community Voices, Informed Choices (CIVIC), a collaborative Extension program in Florida that seeks to build community capacity to address challenging issues, such as land use throughout Florida and water quality in the impaired Indian River Lagoon on the east-central Florida coast.
Educators at the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership implement delivery of Hurricane Island’s hands-on, experiential science education and leadership programs to (primarily) middle and high school students attending the various programs on Hurricane Island. The Summer Educator will work exclusively with visiting programs (e.g., Overland Summers) while the Operating Season Educators will work with school groups, visiting programs, and open enrollment summer programs.
Submissions Due July 1, 2020: Calling all students, teachers, mariners, engineers, water enthusiasts, and artists! Are you looking for an engaging, virtual, hands-on challenge to do at home that also helps the environment? Repurpose materials, build a boat, and compete in New England Science & Sailing’s Recycle Regatta! We have partnered with our friends at Educational Passages to host this completely virtual event. Participating mariners will need to master buoyancy, construction, and physics to race their boat to victory! Are you ready to take on the challenge?
Date and Time:
Friday, May 1, 2020, 12:00pm to Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 12:00pm
[Resources updated April 7] COVID-19: Events are being canceled. People are physically distancing. Confirmed cases are increasing. These are unprecedented times. Hopefully, this list of resources will help. I will continue to update it as time permits.
During 2019, four state affiliates participated in a pilot (funded byee360) to explore what state-level coordination of the Guidelines for Excellence would require. This blog post, first in a series, shares Colorado's experience.
Education Interns will work closely with the Education Manager and their mentor Educator to help implement delivery of HICSL’s hands-on, experiential science education programs to (primarily) middle and high school students attending the various programs on Hurricane Island. Interns will be supported to take on increasing responsibility and ownership of program delivery over the course of the internship and will be mentored in this process by an experienced Educator.
Educators will work closely with the Director of Education and the Education Manager to help implement delivery of HICSL’s hands-on, experiential science education programs to (primarily) middle and high school students attending the various programs on Hurricane Island. Educators are additionally expected to be integrated into the day-to-day operations of the island and help HICSL maintain our collaborative and intentional community
The One Earth Award provides four students whose creative works address human-caused climate change with $1,000 scholarships. Additional state scholarships of $500 are available to two students from each of the following states: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. All students in grades 7–12 (ages 13 and up) are eligible to participate. Deadlines are approaching quickly. Visit artandwriting.org/one-earth to find out your local deadline and how to apply.
TERI in partnership with Delegation of the European Union to India, GIZ and CEEW are organizing the first Youth Climate Conclave in January 2020. Youth Climate Conclave is envisaged as a competitive and educative mode of action, wherein youth from across the country are invited to join hands to address issues of climate change.
With this mail and in the run up to the conclave, two competitions are announced in the age criteria of 13 – 18 years and 19 – 25 years- Photography and Blogging competitions for passionate budding environmentalists.