2019 was a big year for environmental education, around the world and here in Kentucky. We've included below some of our favorite EE stories from the past year. What are some of your favorites?
Environmental Education Will Shape A New Generation Of Decision-Makers. "Young people: They care. They know that this is the world that they're going to grow up in, that they're going to spend the rest of their lives in. But, I think it's more idealistic than that."
Focusing on the core idea that all children deserve quality time outdoors, the Youth Outdoor Policy Partnership has just launched a Youth Outdoor Policy Playbook, available online, to help legislators, community leaders, and all other interested parties advance youth-centered state policies for outdoor education and engagement. The Playbook highlights existing and promising policy solutions, provides a platform for sharing and advancing new ideas, and connects cross-sector le
At KAEE, our Board of Directors gives to the organization their time, energy, passion, ideas, and gifts. Why? Here's what they had to say. "I care about environmental education because it serves as a key to appreciating natural systems, and informs and give us the courage to take action on environmental issues impacting us all." -Jennifer Hubbard-Sánchez "KAEE supports those individuals and programs that promote environmental education. Just like it takes a village to raise
Jennifer Hubbard-Sánchez has been awarded the 2019 Outstanding Service to Environmental Education Award at the Local and Regional Level by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).
Sánchez was recognized for her work as the Recreation Manager at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, her contributions to climate change research at Kentucky State University and her leadership roles with regional and state environmental education associations. Sánchez places e