Entries by Shawn McCrohan

EE in Mexico: Exploring the Sonoran Desert Bioregion on a Fieldtrip to CEDO in Puerto Penasco, Mexico 

At the 2018 North American Association for Environmental Education Conference in Spokane, WA, it was all about the power of networks and creating a force for the future. Over 30 countries were represented at the event, including Ghana, Botswana, Nepal, Ireland, New Zealand and Mexico. EE is a global movement, and when we are united […]

2018 Outstanding NAAEE Affiliate Award Goes to AAEE

We are pleased to announce that the Arizona Association for Environmental Education has won the 2018 Outstanding NAAEE Affiliate Organization Award! All of our Board and committee members have worked so hard over the last two years to reinvigorate this association and participate at the national level. Thanks to everyone who has contributed time and […]

AAEE Board Member, Ellen Bashor, to Implement Innovative Educational Program in Arizona

ELLEN BASHOR AWARDED COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP FROM ‘ee360’, NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM Arizona, August 17, 2018—Thirty-two outstanding Fellows from around the world have been selected by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in cooperation with U.S. EPA to help address community environmental and social issues around the world. Ellen Bashor, of […]

A new program at the University of Arizona: Girls on outdoor Adventure for Leadership and Science (GALS)


By Dr. Elise Gornish, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Despite recent attention and efforts, there remains a significant lack of women and racial minorities in science-related careers. In fact, women account for only 29% of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce, while racial minorities account for only 11%. The STEM gender and race […]

Feedback Sought on Global EE Priorities

The Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) is seeking feedback on a proposed plan for advancing environmental education (EE) over the next decade and beyond. A draft global “call for action” has been crafted by environmental leaders from around the world, but it needs input from EE professionals around the world to help shape our collective […]

John Jung: K-12 Educator of the Year

John Jung, environmental science teacher at Mesa High School, was recently recognized by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) as the recipient of the K-12 Educator of the Year Award. The award is given to educators who promote environmental education and utilize the environment as a context for learning in their teaching. AAEE’s […]

Meet AAEE Volunteer Ellen Bashor

Volunteers have played a vital role in the history of AAEE for over 40 years. Their giving of time, energy, and enthusiasm helps move the organization forward to fulfill our mission and support environmental educators. This quarter we recognize a volunteer that has gone above and beyond lending her expertise in early childhood environmental education, […]