The PA Association of Environmental Educators is now accepting nominations for the 2016 PAEE Educators Awards. The deadline for entries is January 15.
The categories of awards include--
-- The Keystone Award: This prestigious award recognizes an educator who has dedicated their life to advancing the quality and opportunity for environmental education in Pennsylvania. Recipients of this award should display uncommon and exceptional understanding, passion and commitment to environmental education and serve as an inspiration to other environmental educators.
-- Daisy S. Klinedinst Memorial Award: The award recognizes an educator with fewer than five years of experience who shows dedication to expanding their involvement with environmental education.
-- Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Education: This award is presented to someone who has contributed to environmental education in a non-teaching area, such as publishing or research.
-- Outstanding Environmental Educator: This award recognizes an educator who has made a significant impact and contribution to the environmental education field in a formal or non-formal setting through innovative or inspiring teaching practices.
-- Business Partner Award: This award recognizes a company, corporation or member of the business community that has made significant contributions that promote environmental education within the Commonwealth of PA.
-- Outstanding Environmental Education Program: This award recognizes an exemplary or innovative environmental education program which could serve as a model of excellence for educators throughout the Commonwealth of PA.
-- Government Partner Award: This award recognizes a government official who serves on a local, state or national level and has demonstrated significant support for environmental education within the Commonwealth of PA.
For all the details on applying for the PAEE awards, visit the 2016 PAEE Educators Awards webpage. Click Here to check out the new PAEE website!(Reprinted from the December PAEE newsletter. Click Here to sign up for the PAEE newsletter.)