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Founded in 1983, the League of Environmental Educators in Florida is the professional association for individuals and organizations dedicated to the cause of environmental education in Florida. We are the state affiliate for North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), an organization that brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of our natural world and one that has promoted excellence in environmental education throughout North America and the world for over four decades. 

 

The League of Environmental Educators in Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

© 2018-2019 by the League of Environmental Educators in Florida.

Scholarship & Grant Available

Scholarship & Grant $ for Amazon Rainforest PD Workshop


What: 2019 Educator Academy in the Amazon Professional Development

When: July 1-11, 2019 Grant: $1500 Vernier Software & Technology Grant for a HS/AP Science Educator

Scholarships: $1250 Amazon Workshops Scholarships for K-12 Educators Application Deadline:  February 1, 2019 Get more info: http://amazonworkshops.com/educator-academy/

Join Al Stenstrup, Project Learning Tree; Dr. Nancy Trautmann, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Kristie Reddick, The Bug Chicks; along with scientists Dr. Steve Madigosky, Widener University; and Randy Morgan, Curator/Entomologist, Cincinnati Zoo as you explore:

- 21st Century Instruction:  5E Lesson Design ~ Inquiry-Based Exploration ~ STEM 

- Inquiry Protocols & Resources: Vernier  Software & Technology ~ Celestron Digital Microscopes

- Global and Cultural Perspectives:  Service Learning ~ Sustainability ~ Global Education

- NEW! A specialized track for HS bio and environmental science educators with a focus on sustainability, conservation, and field work with the Maijuna indigenous community

- Work side-by-side with scientists and researchers on citizen science projects and field studies.

- Explore the ¼ mile long ACTS Peru Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the world’s most biologically diverse environments.

- Work with fellow educators to explore strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating STEM education, inquiry-based learning, and sustainability science education into your

classroom.

Contact program director, Christa Dillabaugh at christa@amazonworkshops.com or 1-800-431-2624 for more information.