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AEEA Announces 2022 Mini-Grant Recipients

AEEA Announces 2022 Mini-Grant Recipients

2022 AEEA Mini-Grant Recipients AEEA supports environmental and outdoor education through an annual mini-grant program. The program is designed to support, enhance, and expand the implementation of environmental education throughout the state of Arkansas by classroom...

No Child Left Inside Act Introduced

No Child Left Inside Act Introduced

The No Child Left Inside (NCLI) Act was reintroduced Thursday, April 7, 2022. The legislation was authored by Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) to expand and strengthen hands-on, environmental and outdoor learning opportunities for elementary and...

AEEA is Hiring!

AEEA is Hiring!

The Arkansas Environmental Education Association is hiring a part-time Program Coordinator.  The Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing and growing AEEA programs and communications.  This includes professional development offerings, the annual...

New Mission, Vision, and Values for AEEA

New Mission, Vision, and Values for AEEA

In the last year AEEA engaged with our members and the larger environmental and outdoor education community to develop a community-based strategic plan. The plan established new priorities for how we will elevate the field of environmental and outdoor education in...

AEEA Launches EE Resource Directory

AEEA Launches EE Resource Directory

AEEA has launched an Environmental Education Resource Directory.  This online index is designed as a searchable, dynamic tool available to everyone in the state.  Environmental education (EE) can take a variety of forms, and the goal is to reflect this in a...

J.O. Kelly Middle School Receives AEEA Grant

J.O. Kelly Middle School Receives AEEA Grant

Abigail Ferrell and the 6th grade students of her EAST (Education Accelerated by Service and Technology) class have big plans for their school grounds.  They are explaining the final plan for the Sara Ford Outdoor Pocket Gardens and Learning Space. Their project,...

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