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2017 Excellence in Environmental Education Awards

Awards to New Jersey Educators for
Contributions to Environmental Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE)

Deadline Date:

10/31/17 Receipt

Description:

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Awards to New Jersey educators to recognize outstanding work within the field of environmental education. Eligible nominees include classroom teachers, non-formal educators, educators at the college or university level, and individuals who have shown a strong commitment to environmental education. The award categories and criteria are:

Environmental Educator: Formal Sector - Individual OR Partnership (Classroom teachers)

Demonstrate the following:
1. The nominee’s EE activities have made an impact on or were effective in changing or supplementing current curricula, or have been used successfully by others.
2. The nominee’s EE activities have emphasized and/or practiced the awareness to action process with those for whom the activities were intended.
3. Partnership Award: The cooperative involvement of two or more educators from different disciplines, the working relationship between them and how the project benefited from it.

Environmental Educator: Nonformal Sector - Works with Schools OR Works with the Public at Large

Demonstrate the following:
1. The nominee has the ability to develop creative, innovative interpretive materials, activities, programs or facilities
2. The nominee’s EE activities emphasized and/or practiced the awareness to action process with those for whom the activities were intended.

Environmental Educator: Higher Education

1. The nominee has promoted Environmental Education at the College or University level through teaching or research/publication.
2. The nominee’s EE activities emphasized and/or practiced the awareness to action process for academics at the College or University level.

Patricia F. Kane Lifetime Achievement Award

Demonstrate the following:
1. The nominee has shown a commitment to EE activities for most of his/her professional life.
2. The nominee is a current resident of New Jersey.
3. The nominees EE activities have proven to benefit residents of the state.
4. The nominee’s activities have the potential to be used by others in the field as measured by publication and distribution.
5. The nominee’s EE activities emphasized and/or practiced the awareness to action process with those for whom the activities were intended.
6. The nominee has evolved into a leader in the field of EE, through vocation or avocation.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161078

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

ANJEE membership is not a requirement for the nominee or the person nominating them. In case of a close decision between nominees, however, ANJEE membership will be a plus.

More information regarding ANJEE membership may be found here:
http://www.anjee.net/membership.html

Current members of the ANJEE Executive Board are not eligible for these awards.

Pre-Application Information:

Submit completed form, along with a minimum of two, but no more than four, letters of recommendation electronically by October 31, 2017. Nomination form and letters must arrive via email by October 31, 2017.

Awards will be presented at the Annual Winter Conference in January 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924

awards@anjee.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey

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