The Walter E. Jeske Award is NAAEE’s most prestigious award, given each year to recognize service to NAAEE and leadership within the field of environmental education. This award was established to honor Walt Jeske, Chief of the Education and Publications Unit with the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. Jeske was a dedicated member of the NAAEE Board of Directors, and an outstanding environmental educator until his death in 1981.
Please note: Nominations may only be submitted by NAAEE members
The 2021 Call for Award Nominations is coming soon!
An active NAAEE member with at least five years of membership
Occupies, or has occupied, a leadership role in NAAEE and has made leadership contributions to the field of EE in addition to contributions emanating directly from his/her salaried duties
Must have received clear recognition of her/his overall contributions among EE colleagues and within NAAEE
Must have worked in the field of EE for at least 15 years