Director of Affiliate Relations
Roles at NAAEE
NAAEE’s Director of Policy & Affiliate Relations, Sarah Bodor comes from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, where she held a number of program management and leadership positions throughout the organization. She worked closely with state education agencies in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia to develop and pilot standards-based curricula and provide teacher professional development. Her background also includes communications and fundraising. In 2008, she served as the writer of Maryland’s Children in Nature Plan, which resulted in passage of Maryland’s environmental high school graduation requirement.
From 2008–2012, Sarah coordinated the national No Child Left Inside grassroots coalition of more than 2,200 organizations focused on generating public and private support for the development and implementation of state-wide environmental literacy plans. She monitors local, state, regional, and national advances in the integration of environmental education into K–12 public school curricula, and develops funding and programmatic strategy for the implementation of state and local environmental literacy plans. She is a member of the Maryland Children in Nature Partnership Steering Committee and the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Education Workgroup.
Sarah Bodor created Act Now to Make Sure EE is Funded in FY2024 Federal Budget on March 6, 2023.
Sarah Bodor created An Advocate's Guide: FY24 EE Appropriations Campaign on March 6, 2023.
Sarah Bodor created Annual Campaign To Support EPA & NOAA Funding—Need Your Help! on February 27, 2023.
Sarah Bodor created Environmental & Climate Education Advocacy Update Feb 2023 on January 31, 2023.
Sarah Bodor liked eeRESEARCH Feature: Water Inspires Wonder and More on January 4, 2023