Mark Your Calendars!
EE Week 2014
Join a national network of educators and organizations dedicated to increasing the environmental knowledge of K-12 students.
View guest blog for Change the Equation:
View article by Suzie Boss for Edutopia:
View our article in NSTA Express:
NEEF is Proud to Announce Samsung as Corporate Sponsor
Sponsorship will advance Green STEM teaching and learning culminating in National Environmental Education Week 2014
May 2, 2013 - The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) today announced Samsung as its partner in supporting a dynamic new learning space for educators and students with resources to advance Green STEM learning. Samsung will be the official national sponsor of EE Week 2014, the nation's largest celebration of environmental education.
Secretary Duncan Announces Green Ribbon Schools on Earth Day
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kicked off Earth Day on Monday by announcing the sixty-four 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and 14 District Sustainability Awardees during a visit to Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.
A Message by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on EE Week
Infographic: Tech & Our Planet
Learn about our multi-year focus on Greening STEM -
The Environment as Inspiration for 21st Century Learning.
Take Part in the 2013 EE Week Photo Contest!
Do you have a photo of how you and your organization are bringing environmental eduation to students? EE Week invites you to upload your photos, including those from digital cameras, camera phones and social media sites like Instagram to the EE Week Photo Contest!
The EE Week Photo Contest runs from April 1 - May 31, 2013 and is open to all legal United States residents 18 years of age and older with a valid email account and who are affiliated with an organization that provides K-12 educational programming.
Prizes include a Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 (Wi-Fi) 16GB, a 14.2 Megapixel Samsung SMART Camera and a Dual-View Smart Camera with Built-in Wi-Fi.
Got photos of wildlife near your school? Upload them to Project Noah's Global Schoolyard Bioblitz mission and contribute to wildlife observations from schoolyards around the world in an effort to get kids outside and exploring nature. Contribute now through May 31 for the chance to earn this commemorative digital EE Week 2013 patch.
View the video, Using Technology to Connect Students & the Environment, for ideas on how to engage students with Project Noah and other technology tools for outdoor study. Download the companion toolkit for activities and resources for your own implementation.
Thank you to National Geographic for our main photo at the top of this page, from their 2011 BioBlitz in Saguaro National Park!