NGSS and Climate Science Education Competitive Grant RFP Description

The 2018 Washington State Legislature allocated $4,000,000 of the general fund in Fiscal Year 2018 – 2019 to provide grants to education service districts and community based organizations for science teacher training in Washington State Science Learning Standards & Next Generation Science Standards including climate science education standards.

Letters of Intent were due Thurs May 31, 2018

E3 Washington supports environmental and sustainability education (ESE) for all WA students.

E3 serves as a...

Catalyst: advocating for strong environment and sustainability education policies;

Convener: supporting teachers and other educators with networks, and resources;

and Communicator: sharing ESE teaching resources, partnerships, learning opportunities and a calendar of events. 

 During the first six months of 2018, E3 has:

·       Worked with our partners to help Governor Jay Inslee pass a $4 Million appropriation to support climate literacy through Next Generation Science Standards; 

·       Cosponsored the Science, Climate and Environment Day inaugural event drawing students from across WA to showcase their climate research projects at the State Capitol;

·       Initiated planning for the North American Association for Environmental Education 2018 national conference, 10-9/13, Spokane, expected to draw over 1,000 environmental educators from across the country and around the world.

E3 works to increase and equitably distribute ESE programs, resources and opportunities for educators and students across WA. Join E3 if you want to support our work.


Washington achieved a major victory for climate education and K-12 students across the state

With the signing of ESSB 6032 March 27, 2018, Governor Inslee achieved a major victory for Washington climate education and K-12.  With this bill, Washington also advances to leading the nation in K-12 climate science education having become the first state in the country to dedicate significant support for climate education. 

NAAEE Annual Conference in Spokane WA

Mark your calendar! The 47th Annual North American Association of Environmental Education Conference is in Spokane October 10-13th, 2018.

Come early to learn from the pre-conference Research Symposium October 9-10.

Conference Scholarships are available now. Apply by June 8th.

  ...learning in and about our environment...

...learning in and about our environment...

E3 Washington: Educators for Environment, Equity and the Economy

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