Monthly Webinar Series

We strive to host webinars that are relevant to our network and cover a wide variety of cutting-edge topics. Please take a few minutes to fill out this short survey.

eeWEBINARS: Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the Field of EE

Each month, NAAEE offers hour-long webinars on topics of key interest to environmental education professionals in formal and nonformal settings that will help raise the bar on the quality of EE programs, expand the scope and reach of these programs, social movements, and improve the way we communicate about our field.

Webinars typically take place the fourth Tuesday of every month, with some flexibility based on speaker availability. Scroll down this page for a snapshot of past speakers and topics and then click the webinar title to watch the recorded session! The NAAEE monthly webinar series on eePRO is part of NAAEE and EPA's ee360 initiative, presented in partnership with members of our Affiliate Network.

Check back to this site for upcoming Monthly Webinars!

Welcome to eeINSPIRE, NAAEE's new webinar series presented in partnership with the US Forest Service. This series is designed to bring new ideas and thinking to USFS conservation educators, who provide the public with high-quality environmental education programs across the country and beyond.

Not a Forest Service educator? Not to worry! This series is open to anyone who'd like to sign up. Register below!

Upcoming eeINSPIRE Webinars

Future topics will include: increasing civic engagement through education and service learning, becoming a natural and effective storyteller, citizen science in education, building a diverse and inclusive field, and more. We look forward to seeing you online! Stay tuned to this webpage for updates.

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Discover learning resources and video content aimed at equipping teachers for in-person or online learning centered on the exploration of environmental problems and the process of science. By the end of this 60-minute training, teachers will be empowered to support students engaging in collaborative work, citizen science, and other community environmental issues. Registration is capped at 100 participants.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Watch this experiential workshop with Cassie Meador and Dr. Jamē McCray to introduce Moving Field Guide techniques and model kinesthetic activities you can use to support learners of all ages in connecting to their bodies, each other, and their environment.

Date and Time:

Thursday, April 8, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Environmental educators everywhere work in a constantly shifting landscape, from changing demographics that offer new opportunities and challenges, to an increase in the scale and scope of environmental and social issues facing every community on the planet. Watch this recorded webinar for a brief overview of two resources that can help you navigate these opportunities and challenges.

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Thursday, March 18, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Join Youth Outside, an organization committed to advancing racial equity and inclusion in the outdoors, for this eeINSPIRE webinar to discuss the importance of asking critical questions related to race, equity, and inclusion as we envision programming that connects people to the environment during these uncertain and evolving times.

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Join Naamal De Silva for an eeINSPIRE reflective writing workshop that reveals how our own diverse backgrounds and place memories impact our approach to teaching and learning. Reflective writing helps us to recognize, celebrate, and critically evaluate these connections.

Date and Time:

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Join Andy Goodman for this one-hour webinar based on a new report. He identifies best practices worth emulating along with persistent problems that require attention, and includes data-driven recommendations for improving your videoconferences going forward.

Date and Time:

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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1 learning hour
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Learning

Watch a webinar in our series of looking at how we can move place-based education online, given the impact of COVID-19. Our colleagues at the Bureau of Land Management and the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education discuss innovative ideas about how to ensure that we use the power of technology and the power of education to deliver effective environmental education programming online.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 2:15pm

1 learning hour
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Learning

What does research say about promising approaches to online EE programs? Our team shares results from a systematic literature review conducted to identify what approaches appear to work best for virtual EE field trips and activities. Learn about evidence-based design principles that can be integrated into your fall programs.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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