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Welcome to AEEA
Arkansas Environmental Education Association (AEEA) is the only statewide network of environmental educators and is proud to serve as the Arkansas affiliate of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). Join fellow educators from across the many diverse regions of Arkansas in elevating environmental and outdoor learning!
AEEA champions access to environmental education, builds community among professionals, provides support to educators, and drives excellence in the field of environmental and outdoor education in Arkansas.
For 25 years, AEEA has been committed to providing resources, support, and opportunities for collaboration and networking.
Environmental Education Conference
Tuesday, July 26 - Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Description: AEEA’s EE Conference is the only statewide professional development conference focusing exclusively on environmental and outdoor education. Consisting of hands-on workshops, breakout sessions, and field...
Virtual Members’ Meeting
Thursday, November 18, 6:30 - 7:15 pm or Friday, November 19, 2:00 - 2:45 pm Description: Join AEEA for a 2022 virtual members’ meeting. In this short meeting we will look back over the past 18 months, what we have coming up, and where we are asking for...
National Forum: Thriving Schools Using Environmental & Outdoor Learning
Thursday, September 30, 12:00 - 1:15 pm Description: Schools and Districts in Arkansas have received over $1.1 billion in emergency Covid funding under a federal program called “Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief” (ESSER). AEEA has been working...
A Friend and Colleague
The Arkansas Environmental Education Association is mourning the loss of our friend and colleague, Francisco Johnson. Born in Brazil, Francisco’s career moved him to Arkansas, where he discovered the beauty of our outdoor spaces. He and his wife believed it would be a...
AEEA Is Seeking Your Input
The Arkansas Environmental Education Association is currently evaluating our external communications so that we might continue to grow and serve a robust network of environmental educators and champions. Your opinion is very important to us and we welcome your...
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...