Guidelines for Excellence Series
NOTE: The Series set is not available, but individual titles may be downloaded or purchased, below.
The Guidelines for Excellence Series includes the following titles:
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Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence
This set of guidelines focuses on community wellness and is designed to help environmental educators create inclusive environments that support effective partnerships and collaborations.
Early Childhood Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence
A set of recommendations to be used in the development of comprehensive early childhood environmental education programs or to inform improvements in existing ones.
Early Childhood Environmental Education Rating Scale (ECEERS)
Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence
A set of recommendations for the design and implementation of comprehensive environmental education programs. Completely revised in 2022.
Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence
A set of recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education instructional materials. Completely revised in 2021.
K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence
Developed to support state and local environmental education efforts by setting expectations for performance and achievement in grades 4, 8, and 12, along with its companion piece, the K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence Executive Summary. Completely revised in 2019.
K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence Executive Summary
Professional Development of Environmental Educators
A set of recommendations for the preparation and continuing education of teachers and other environmental educators.