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KAEE accepts nominations for Excellence in EE Awards

Elizabethtown, Ky., May 1, 2023 – The Kentucky Association for Environmental Educators (KAEE) has announced that it is now accepting nominations for the annual Excellence in EE Awards.

Through the awards, KAEE recognizes those best exemplifying dedication, commitment and influence in the field of environmental education (EE). The KAEE Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of individuals, organizations, agencies, community efforts, schools, and businesses in the field of EE. To be considered, the candidate must possess a minimum of two years of experience in the field of EE, and must have made noteworthy contributions to the advancement of EE in Kentucky, which they are still making.

KAEE presents both individual awards, which include the Rising Star in EE Award, the M.K. Dickerson Outstanding Educator Award and the Lifetime Achievement in EE Award, along with group awards, which include the Outstanding Community Partner Award, the Outstanding Business Award and the Outstanding PreK-12 School Award.

“As an organization that works every day to promote EE in Kentucky, KAEE is proud to recognize difference-makers in our field through these awards,” said Ashley Hoffman, Executive Director of KAEE. “We encourage anyone who knows a Kentuckian who has positively impacted the field of EE to submit a nomination.”

To learn more about the Excellence in EE Awards and to make a nomination, visit The deadline for nominations is June 12.


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