Wednesday, January 28, 2015

EPA, CEQ Accepting Nominations For National Environmental Educator Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, are now accepting nominations for the 2014-2015 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators.  Nominations are due March 13.
EPA and CEQ administer this award to honor, support and encourage educators who incorporate environmental education in their classrooms and teaching methods.
This award recognizes outstanding kindergarten through grade 12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for student learning. Up to two teachers from each of EPA's 10 regions, from different states, will be selected to receive this award.
Winning teachers will receive an award of up to $2,500 to further the recipient's professional development in environmental education. The teacher's local education agency will also receive an award of up to $2,500 to fund environmental educational activities and programs.
For more information, visit the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators webpage.

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