Author: Tim Gels

Earth Week at UM

Here is an awesome slate of activities that EEAA board member Susan Caplow and her University of Montevallo Environmental Club students have cooked up for Earth Week. 

Alabama Wildlife Federation Educator Opportunities

The Alabama Wildlife Federation has some great educational opportunities lined up for this summer! Information and applications for all of these workshops and more can be found on their website: AWF Educator Workshops Exploring Alabama’s World of Birds – This

Educator Workshops at Camp McDowell

EEAA members are invited to attend a number of different Educator Workshops being offered by Camp McDowell Education Programs this year.  Click on the names of the workshop for more information and to register for them. The first is Growing

Birmingham Zoo’s ZooTeach PD Series

The Education Department at the Birmingham Zoo launches its new ZooTeach PD Series with a workshop focusing on Project-Based Learning led by Bob Robinson from Duke School in Durham, North Carolina. The workshop will focus on Duke School’s approach to

Two Professional Development Opportunities

We have not one, but TWO great opportunities for professional development coming up soon! Project WET Educator Workshop Project WET teaches about water resources through hands-on, investigative, easy-to-use activities. In addition to educating students about water, Project WET activities also

Upcoming Green Teacher Webinars

Green Teacher magazine is conducting a number of webinars in the upcoming month. Topics include “”Transforming Education Towards a More Sustainable Future”, “21st Century Tools for Environmental Learning in the Community,” “Yoga in the Classroom,” and “The Importance of Place

Outstanding Environmental Educator!

Heather Montgomery, past President of EEAA and Educational Coordinator of McDowell Environmental Center(MEC), was awarded the prestigious Roosevelt Ashe Outstanding Educator in Conservation for 2013. Heather has been a leader in Environmental Education for almost 20 years. She began her

A Spider Named for You?

New species of flora and fauna are being discovered all the time, and they have to be given a name by someone, don’t they? Auburn University’s Office of Communication and Marketing posted an article about Dr. Jason Bond and his

Proposed Revision of By-Laws

The EEAA Board of Directors is proposing a revision of our Assosiation By-Laws. The revision includes updates such as references to digital technologies, adjustments to standing committee descriptions, modifications of dates and other changes to reflect the ways our organization