KAEE’s mission is to increase environmental knowledge and community engagement in Kentucky through the power of environmental education. We have never done this alone, and now more than ever, we want to support the “boots on the ground” educators and advocates who are helping us in this crucial mission. As we begin the process of drafting a new Strategic Plan, we are holding a "listening tour," and you're invited! We’re handing you the mic to share with us your ideas about ho
Kentucky State University’s Environmental Education and Research Center (EERC) is a little-known gem that was founded in 2007 to protect and enhance KSU’s 308 acres of restored forest habitat and to educate and inspire both students and the public. It aims to build strong community interest in the study of state natural lands and hosts a variety of citizen science projects, guided hikes, and many other programs for learners of all ages. EERC facilities include an accessible p
KAEE is dedicated to maintaining and growing environmental education in Kentucky. Even amidst great changes in our learning environments during the past few years, we have remained committed to engaging today’s youth in knowledge, awareness, and appreciation of the natural world. We strive to create a generation with a passion for the environment, as well as the knowledge and drive to make changes in the environmental climate left to them.
To better support educators and stu
Eastern Standard is a radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places and events happening in central and Appalachian Kentucky. Eastern Standard is a community service of Eastern Kentucky University. Cynthia Resor, host of the Eastern Standard series on public education, talks with Brittany Wray, Education Director at the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education. Check out that interview here. Full radio show about the importance of science
KAEE is piloting a new program to work directly with school districts to offer professional learning experiences to its teachers. These learning experiences will focus on Kentucky Academic Standards for Science for the district’s teachers at multiple grade levels with little to no cost to the district.
“We are thrilled about the opportunity to work more closely with Kentucky school districts to plan and provide professional learning opportunities for classroom teachers. It