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Conference Planning: Virtual or

In keeping with the results of an earlier survey, our 2023 conference will be virtual and in 2024, we'll meet in Pittsburgh, PA for an in-person conference. Please complete this quick three-question survey to help inform our thinking as we plan for 2025 and beyond.

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People sitting in a circle in a neighborhood gardenHighlights from the Fall 2022 Training Season

Read the recap of Strategic Energy Innovations' Climate Corps Education Outside training program, teaching students and connecting educators with opportunities.

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Not Your Average Public School

Environmental education and service learning are just two pieces of Westgate Community School’s Whole Child Education program. Read about educator Charlie Maupin's work at Westgate and the integral role she sees environmental education playing in public schools.

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How to Play in the Backyard with Bears, Moose, and Coyotes

How can we enjoy backyards and play areas when our natural spaces have natural dangers? It is all about acquiring knowledge of wildlife behavior and discovering the special capabilities of very young children.

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A large group of people talk and mingle in a session of the 2022 NAAEE Conference in Tucson, Arizona.ee360+ NAAEE 2022 Conference Scholarships Provide Optimism, Connections, and Inclusion

NAAEE and the U.S. EPA provided scholarships to help make the conference more accessible to professionals and students. Thirty of these ee360+ scholarships supported those working in vulnerable communities. Read some of the ee360+ scholarship recipients’ takeaways from the 2022 Annual Conference.

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Call for Proposals for NatStart23 Conference

Submit by Feb 17
Present at the 2023 nature-based early learning conference, taking place online the week of July 24–28, 2023! 

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Image of Parker McMullen Bushman in a brightly colored top, hot pink head scarf, and glasses, smiling while holding hiking poles with mountains behind her.  Text: Environmental Justice and Future of EE. January 25, 4:00–5:00 PM ET. Register at for this eeINSPIRE webinar.

eeINSPIRE Webinar on the Future of EE

Jan. 25, 4:00 PM ET
Join NAAEE and Parker McMullen Bushman in a discussion of environmental justice and the future of EE. 

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From the eePRO Community


Professional Development

EcoBlitz Microcredential

Ignite Ecological and Social Change

Winter Outdoor Learning Series

Teacher Workshops in Conservation Science

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Grants, Contests, Publishing

Research Survey: Hidden Curriculum

Air Quality Action Project for Classrooms

Certified Interpretive Guide Workshop

Canadian Journal of Environmental Education Call for Papers

More >


For Students and Educators

iPlan: Mapping the Future

New ANCA Journal

Plant Heroes

International Journal of Early Childhood Education

Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops Films

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