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National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) is the nation's largest celebration of environmental education, inspiring environmental learning and stewardship among K-12 students. Ready to join us? Learn More >

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Join a national network of educators and organizations dedicated to increasing the environmental knowledge of K-12 students.

Greening STEM

Explore environmental education as an engaging, hands-on portal to STEM learning.

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by Wesley Robins
Excerpts from an article published in the Washington Post on September 1

Experts say that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education builds basic skills for all students, skills that make it easier to find a job in almost any field. The Obama administration has set a goal of producing 1 million additional STEM undergraduate degree holders by 2022, with an emphasis on teaching students how to explore the scientific method and to increase critical thinking at early ages.

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The Richard C. Bartlett Award, established by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and supported by The Bartlett Foundation, was created to distinguish teachers who best represent Richard C. Bartlett’s passion for and leadership in environmental education.

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Engineering and Our Planet

Tapping into our student’s interest in STEM can solve the environmental challenges of tomorrow.

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NEEF is the nation’s leading organization in lifelong environmental learning, connecting people to knowledge they use to improve the quality of their lives and the health of the planet. NEEF sees a future where by 2022, 300 million Americans actively use environmental knowledge to ensure the well-being of the earth and its people. Learn more at neefusa.org.