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Early Childhood

Higher Education Network



Join our community of professionals

in higher education offering or supporting environmental education in their courses and programs.

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Save the date for our next eeHEN Summit where professionals from across the state convene to network, connect, and collaborate.

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Join the team of faculty and staff who work with KAEE to help support and steer the direction of the network and our offerings.

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Environmental Education
Higher Education Network (eeHEN)

The eeHEN is a network of professionals in higher education offering or supporting environmental education in their courses or programs. This network includes educators across many disciplines; from environmental science, engineering, aquatics, biology, chemistry, forestry, early childhood, formal education, recreation, natural resources, and beyond. By joining the eeHEN online community, you'll receive periodic emails, opportunities to collaborate, and more.

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Questions? Contact the eeHEN Action Team Co-Chairs.

Meg Gravil, | Tracy Knowles, | Brittany Wray, 

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eeHEN Spring Summit
eeHEN Spring Summit
May 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM EDT
Kentucky State University,
400 E Main St, Frankfort, KY 40601
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eeHEN Action Team

KAEE's Strategic Plan includes specific efforts to establish and support a network of higher education professionals doing environmental education across disciplines (aquatics, biology, early childhood, education, forestry, geology, recreation, natural resources, wildlife, etc.) The eeHEN Action Team meets bi-monthly to support this goal and the associated strategies and action steps.

Action Team Members

Wesley Bullock, Kentucky Environmental Education Council

Sherri Brown, University of Louisville

Cody Nygard, Bellarmine University

Ashley Osborne, University of Kentucky, 4-H Extension

Louis Ross, Kentucky State University

Kim Vigil, Murray State University

Kelly Watson, Eastern Kentucky University

Terry Wilson, Western Kentucky University, Professor Emeritus

Melinda Wilder, Eastern Kentucky University, Professor Emeritus

Leadership Team

Co-Chair: Meg Gravil, Eastern Kentucky University

Co-Chair: Tracy Knowles, Bluegrass Community & Technical College

Ashley Hoffman, KAEE Executive Director

Brittany Wray, KAEE Deputy Director

Interested in joining the action team?
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