OUR VISION


The League of Environmental Educators in Florida (LEEF)

is the professional organization for environmental education in Florida -

advancing environmental literacy and promoting stewardship

Mission

LEEF advances environmental literacy and promotes stewardship through excellence in environmental education.

 

Vision

LEEF envisions a population that values the natural world and has the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions and take responsible actions.

 

Goals

  • To advocate for the increased practice of environmental education.

  • To promote the use of effective, research-based environmental education.

  • To highlight emerging trends in environmental education, stewardship, and careers.

  • To increase environmental literacy through communication, networking, and the building of partnerships

  • To increase the content knowledge, skill level, and confidence of active and potential environmental educators through professional development.

 

LEEF is a non-profit organization established in 1981 to promote environmental education in Florida at all levels and through a variety of methods and resources. In addition to being the Florida affiliate for NAAEE, LEEF enjoys collaborating with our neighboring states through the Southeast Environmental Education Alliance (SEEA). LEEF is currently working with several partners in the state on the  Florida Environmental Literacy Plan (FELP).

 

LEEF promotes environmental education in Florida by providing:

  • Conferences

  • National affiliation with NAAEE

  • Collaboration with southeastern states (SEEA)

  • Partnerships with other EE related FL groups

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Mini-grants

  • Training

  • News and resources

  • Networking

WHAT WE PROVIDE


LEEF promotes environmental education in Florida by providing:

  • Conferences

  • National affiliation with NAAEE

  • Collaboration with southeastern states (SEEA)

  • Partnerships with other EE related FL groups

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Mini-grants

  • Training

  • News and resources

  • Networking

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.

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