E3 Washington supports environmental and sustainability education (ESE) for all WA students. E3 serves as a...
Catalyst: advocating for strong EE policies;
Convener: supporting teachers and other educators with networks, and resources;
and Communicator: providing Washington state with a one-stop hub for ESE teaching resources.
During the first four months of 2018, E3 has:
· Worked with our partners to 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 Tuesday, March 27, 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 literacy having become the first state in the country to dedicate significant support for climate education. It is also the largest general fund allocation for environmental education included in NGSS.
For the full press release, click here.
Check back with E3 Washington to learn more about this opportunity as it develops. We anticipate having more information in the next two months.
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.
For more: NAAEE Annual Conference
E3 Washington: Educators for Environment, Equity and the Economy
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