Entries by LoriAnne Barnett

Want to join the AAEE Team?

Hello Friends and supporters of EE! Our annual board and committee recruitment period is underway. If you or someone you know might be interested in joining our team, please let us know! Our team is working really hard to again make available one or more opportunities for EE practitioners to gather in person in 2020. […]

Evaluating the Long-Term Results of Environmental Education Curriculum in Traditional and Non-Traditional Educational Settings

There are many lesson plans and program activities available to teach students and participants about environmental issue analysis. But how often do educators go back and evaluate whether learners have processed the results, formed their own opinions, and potentially experienced a behavior change? The environmental education field would benefit greatly from the documentation of the […]

NAAEE’s Guidelines for Excellence: Community Engagement Guidelines Workshops

Betsy Wilkening (Education Coordinator, Tucson Program, Arizona Project WET) and LoriAnne Barnett (Education Coordinator; USA National Phenology Network at UArizona) attended the NAAEE 2018 Pre-Conference Train-the-Trainer Workshop for delivering best-practice content to our communities using the Community Engagement Resource, Number 6 in the broader NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Series. This set of Guidelines focuses on […]

2018 NAAEE Conference Recap!

Our AAEE Affiliate had awesome representation at the 2018 NAAEE Conference in Spokane, Washington last week. We counted at least 12 folks from Arizona (I’m sure there were more unknown to us, yet!) and enjoyed a Coffee Meetup on Friday morning to share ideas for collaborating in the future. Presentations from Arizona members included talks […]

Arizona Association for Environmental Education Supports #RedForEd

The Arizona Association for Environmental Education stands with #RedforEd. We stand with the Arizona teachers who are struggling with inadequate wages, inadequate funding for supplies, and inadequate buildings to teach in. We stand with the children whose educational experiences are diminished due to this lack of funding, despite the inspiring compassion and generosity their teachers […]