This month’s member feature highlights an educator who blends her love of research and practice into her work and academic goals. If you’ve ever met Sagan Goodpaster, you know she is extremely passionate and positive about environmental education and the difference it can make in the lives of students, teachers, and families. We recently had the opportunity to chat with her about some of her EE hopes, dreams, and realities.
Guest interview featuring KAEE member Sagan Goodpa
In taking a close look at the landscape of EE in Kentucky, we found numerous strengths and plenty of challenges to address. Here, we'll share some of our findings, along with tips for how you can use our new landscape analysis tools to search for and export data that's meaningful to your own work. As part of our regional landscape analysis project, in 2021 we surveyed 88 environmental education providers in Kentucky. The findings from that survey are summarized below. Mapping
What does environmental education (EE) look like on the ground? How do we work together to strengthen EE in the southeast? What would a stronger, more inclusive EE movement look like?
For the past two years, driven by the desire to learn the answers to these questions, the Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance (SEEA), of which KAEE is a part, dove into a brand new undertaking: a landscape analysis of EE efforts in eight southeastern states.
Funded by the National
Welcome to Part 2 of our 2021 Year in Review, in which we highlight how our work last year helped cultivate collective impact in Kentucky and beyond. FAYETTE COUNTY EE NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government provides significant funding and support for environmental education programs. KAEE was contracted to provide a review of current research on EE best practices, identify successful programs across the United States as potential models, and assess existi
Like many students her age, school junior Lauren Ceresa cares about the environment and feels concerned by the news she hears about climate change. After learning how pollution plays a significant role in climate change, she decided to take action.
“I’m currently working on my Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest achievement and award a Girl Scout can win, similar to the Eagle Scout Award in Boy Scouts,” Lauren says. “As part of my project, I created a website to educ
You're invited to submit a session proposal for our 46th Annual Conference! This year, we'll be live and in person at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. The reunion of a lifetime --our network together again for the first time since 2018! Join us and be part of the dynamic and engaging lineup by submitting your session proposal today. The call for proposals closes April 24. Please note this is a competitive proposal process. Not all proposals will be accepted. We are looking for