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2018 Award Nomination

All of us know exceptional environmental educators and environmental education supporters who deserve recognition! Nominate those who are making environmental education happen in your nature center, zoo, school or community. Take a peek at the nomination categories to find the right fit for the amazing educators, and supporters of education, that you know.

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Aldo Leopold Award
For WAEE members. Presented for long-term, exemplary service to WAEE and the field of environmental education in Wisconsin. This is the WAEE’s most prestigious honor.

Recognition: Paid registration to the Excellence in Environmental Education Awards Banquet, acknowledgement in the WAEE newsletter and on the WAEE website, engraved plaque and formal recognition at the WAEE Awards banquet.

David Engleson WAEE Award
Renamed in 2007 to recognize David Engleson
For individuals, agencies, and organizations making significant contributions to the field of environmental education as exemplified by David Engleson, founding member of WAEE, author, advocate, teacher, and environmental education leader across the state and nation.

Recognition: Paid registration to the Excellence in Environmental Education Awards Banquet, acknowledgement in the WAEE newsletter and on the WAEE website, engraved plaque and formal recognition at the WAEE Awards banquet.

Earthguard Award
For schools, youth groups and college or university organizations. Presented in recognition of student leadership in developing and conducting outstanding environmental action projects. Schools, classes and youth groups are eligible for nomination. All groups are encouraged to apply.

Recognition: Paid registration to the Excellence in Environmental Education Awards Banquet, acknowledgement in the WAEE newsletter and on the WAEE website, engraved plaque and formal recognition at the WAEE Awards banquet.

Educator of the Year Awards

Formal Educator
Presented for outstanding, ongoing effort in infusing environmental education into teaching.

Non-Formal Educator
Presented for exhibiting innovative and exemplary effort in providing environmental education opportunities for general audiences.

Administrator
Presented for providing ongoing support and active involvement in EE in his/her facility. Administrators of any education-related facility are eligible.

Eligibility: PreK-12 and Higher Education teachers, professionals and volunteer educators who teach in non-formal settings, and administrators from any education-related facility.

Recognition: Paid registration to the Excellence in Environmental Education Awards Banquet, acknowledgement in the WAEE newsletter and on the WAEE website, engraved plaque and formal recognition at the WAEE Awards banquet.

Student of the Year Award
For 6-12 and post-secondary students. Presented for outstanding student involvement in the field of environmental education and academic excellence.

Recognition: Paid registration to the Excellence in Environmental Education Awards Banquet, acknowledgement in the WAEE newsletter and on the WAEE website, engraved plaque and formal recognition at the WAEE Awards banquet.

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The Annual Awards Ceremony also presents recognitions from other environmental education agencies such as: