Do Good. Have Fun. Do both at this social event while supporting promising solutions to education. It's a meal, a program, and a networking event all rolled into one!
When: Saturday December 13th from 5:00-8:00 pm
Where: River Bend Nature Center, 1000 Rustad Rd, Faribault, MN 55021
Registration: $15 for MAEE & River Bend members, $20 non-members, additional donations to either organization are welcome. Click here to register and learn more.
November President's Update
Dear MAEE Community,
To those of you who donated to MAEE as a part of Give to the Max Day on November 13th, a heartfelt thank you goes out to you from myself and the entire board of directors. As a non-profit, we rely on charitable donations to do our work and to provide scholarships for members. There is still time in 2014 to make a donation to MAEE.
We will be co-hosting a Feast Forward event at River Bend Nature Center in Faribault, MN on Saturday December 13th from 5-8. Join fellow MAEE members, MAEE Board members, River Bend Nature Center members and like-minded individuals for an evening of outdoor activity, dinner, and networking. You can buy tickets here.
Mapping Environmental Education in Minnesota
What does EE look like in Minnesota? Where does it happen? This new tool, developed by the MAEE Board and 2014 MAEE conference attendees includes parks, schools, environmental learning centers, non profit organizations, government entities and more! Explore all of the great places engaging people in environmental education across the state! This map is a work in progress, so if you know of something that's not on the map already, please send an email to email@example.com and we'll be sure to add it in.
Every month guest bloggers share their stories, resources, and insights into the world of environmental education. Read the blog here. Are you a writer? Have a story to share? Send in a short entry for the MAEE blog! Share stories from the field, highlight an organization or educator that has influenced you, or feature a resource that's been helpful. Contact Callie Recknagel with ideas.
Nominate an Educator for the 2015 MAEE Awards
The Minnesota Association for Environmental Education awards program exists to recognize and encourage excellence in the field of environmental education. The deadline for nominations for the 2015 MAEE awards is April 10, 2015.
Awards are given in the following categories: Lifetime Achievement in Environmental Education, Formal Environmental Educator of the Year, and Non-formal Environmental Educator of the Year. All award winners will be recognized at the MAEE awards ceremony in June 2015 and on the MAEE website. Awards include a one year paid membership to MAEE, admission to Feast Forward and a sustainable commemorative award. View past winners here.
To nominate yourself or another individual for any of the awards described, please fill out the Nomination Form
. For further information, contact Angela Bianco
. The MAEE Awards program is generously sponsored by the Jeffers Foundation
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Support MAEE to help us bring high-quality professional development opportunities to MN educators, connect educators to resources that help them improve their practice, and support our work educating the public, teachers, and policy-makers about the value of education for, about, and in the environment.
MAEE is a state affiliate of NAAEE
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Read about the exciting legislation that this coalition promotes on our NCLI page and ask your organization to join the coalition today!
A member of the MN Green Schools Coalition
MAEE is a founding member of the MN Green Schools Coalition and supports the work of transforming traditional schools into healthy, high-performing learning spaces for environmental education.
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