MAEOE Announces 2015 Maryland Green Schools and Green Center Awards

For Immediate Release The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education Announces 2015 Maryland Green Schools and Green Center Awards 116 Maryland Green Schools and 16 Green Centers Jessup, Maryland – (May 1, 2015) – The Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) is pleased to announce that 52 schools have been awarded Maryland…

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New Research by Dr. Sarah Haines connects Maryland Green Schools participation and academic achievement

Maryland Green Schools linked to increased academic achievement. Dr. Sarah Haines and colleagues from Towson University have had their green schools research published in the journal of Applied Environmental Education & Communication. The research focused on the influence of Maryland Green Schools on student achievement and shows a connection between Environmental Education and student academic…

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2015 Robert Finton Award Winner John Tapscott, Captain, Snow Goose, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) announces the 2015 Robert Finton Outdoor Educator of the Year, John Tapscott. Tapscott is the eighth recipient of this award which recognizes individuals who demonstrates leadership and innovation in environmental and outdoor education. Robert Finton, who passed away in 2005, personified enthusiasm, innovation, and excellence in…

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Call for a Student Keynote

Do you know a student interested in presenting a Green School Project that he or she has done? Are you a student who did a great Sustainable Practice at your Maryland Green School? Consider applying to present the Keynote at the Maryland Green Schools Youth Summit!   What: MAEOE is looking for a Student Keynote at…

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Maryland Green Schools Need Your Help!

          Are you applying to be a green school for the 2015/2016 school year? Interested in interacting with Maryland environmental educators?  The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) is hosting Green School Application Review Sessions and we need your help. What:  During these sessions we will be reviewing the Maryland Green…

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Maryland Green Schools Application Review Training

Interested in learning about Sustainable Schools in Maryland? Are you applying to be a green school? Interested in strengthening environmental education in your local community? The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) is hosting their FREE Spring Green School Application Review Training. What: This workshop will review the Maryland Green Schools 2014-2015 Application, how…

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Are you ready for the MAEOE Conference?

A Greener MAEOE Conference: Carbon Offsets – a portion of the fee is used to offset our estimated carbon footprint Consider carpooling to the conference.  There is a list on the registration page of who is attending.  If you do not know anyone on the list, we have a carpool board set-up. Click here to offer…

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Green Center Training: New and Old Green Centers Welcome!

   What: Topics that will be covered include the roles of the Green Center, how to help schools/connecting with schools, networking time, connecting with Green Leaders, and more! Who: Current Green Centers and Nature Centers/other organizations that are interested in becoming a Green Center. When: December 2, 1:00pm- 4:00pm, Ward Museum, Salisbury, MD December 15, 9:30am-…

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MAEOE is now an approved CFC charity #30523

Dear Friend of MAEOE, This year we have been selected as an approved charity to participate in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).  If you are a Federal Employee, you can give through CFC.  Please suggest to your co-workers that they consider a gift to MAEOE as well. Why CFC? The mission of the Combined Federal…

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Environmental Youth Contests and Awards

2015 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest The Endangered Species Coalition (ESC) is pleased to announce their 2015 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest, which is open to students in grades K-12. The contest is an integral part of the 10th Annual National Endangered Species Day on May 15, 2015. For more information on the…

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