Monday, October 24, 2016

Nominations Now Being Accepted For PAEE Environmental Educators’ Awards

The PA Association of Environmental Educators are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Environmental Educators Awards to be presented at the PAEE Conference in March.  The deadline for nominations is December 31.
The Award categories 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 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-Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Education: The award recognizes an educator with fewer than five years of experience who shows dedication to expanding their involvement with environmental education.
-- 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.
-- 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.  This award is presented to someone who has contributed to environmental education in a non-teaching area, such as publishing or research.
-- 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.
-- 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 and to submit a nomination online, visit the PAEE Environmental Educators Awards webpage.
For more information, visit the PA Association of Environmental Educators website.  Click Here to sign up for the EE Resources newsletter (bottom, left of page).
(Reprinted from the October 24 PAEE newsletter.)

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