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March 31, 2020

Join MAEOE’s Weekly Wednesday Lunch and Share Webinars throughout April

We hope you can join us every Wednesday throughout April from 11:30 Am - 12:30 PM for a virtual Lunch and Share via Zoom. Our topics will change every week.

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March 18, 2020

MDGS/GC Application Reviews Happening Soon! Online Reviewers Needed!

In response to the CDC’s guidance in preventing the spread of Covid-19, all in-person sessions to review Maryland Green Schools/Center applications have been cancelled. All reviews of the approximately 200 applications will now be conducted online. Each application will still be reviewed three times.

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March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update and Maryland Green Schools/Center Applications

Maryland Green Schools/Center Applications

In support of the decision made by Governor Hogan and Dr. Karen Salmon, Superintendent of Maryland State Department of Education on March 12, closing Maryland schools for two weeks, MAEOE provides the following statement:

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March 06, 2020

Earn Your Environmental Educator Certification in 5 Days

Join us this summer from July 6-10, 2020 and earn your Environmental Educator Certification.

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March 02, 2020

Green Schools/Center Application Review Sessions - Volunteer Now!

Volunteers Needed to Review Green Schools/Center Applications!

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December 03, 2019

Green School Intent to Apply Submission Deadline is December 18!

The deadline for Green School Intent to Apply submissions is December 18. Click HERE to start the process.

December 03, 2019

Registration Now Open for the 2020 MAEOE Conference!

Registration for the 2020 MAEOE conference: Exploring Connections: Linking Nature, People, and Mindfulness is now open!

Join us at the Princess Royale in Ocean City, MD on February 6-9, 2020 for the 35th annual MAEOE Conference. The Maryland Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education will bring together educators, resource personnel, scientists and researchers to share their experiences and ideas. Click HERE to register.

November 20, 2019

Port of Baltimore recognizes Maryland Green Schools "Day at the Bay"

More than 3,000 students from 100 schools around Maryland kicked off their summer with a day at the Bay.

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June 03, 2019

The Maryland Green Schools Act of 2019 Becomes a Law July 1, 2019

Thank you for your support of the Maryland Green Schools Act of 2019. This Bill has been established to increase the number of green schools in the State to 50% with funding beginning July 1, 2020 to support Professional Development, Transportation related to access to nature, and Green Schools programs at schools. Over the next year MAEOE staff, board members, and advisory council members will work with the Green Schools Committee and other partners to develop strategy as outlined in the Bill.

Currently there are 635 Maryland Green Schools, 31% of all schools in the state. For a full list of schools click here Green Schools by county.

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February 12, 2019

Support for the Maryland Green Schools Act of 2019, Senate Bill 662

Senate Hearing on February 20, 2019. Send a letter of support to your State Delegate and Senator!

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