Reminder: PA Assn. Of Environmental Educators Award Nominations Due

January 2, 2013

Each year the PA Association of Environmental Educators presents awards during it annual conference to individuals and organizations are recognized for the contributions they have made to the field of environmental education.
While nominations are accepted year-round, to be considered for 2013 nominations must be sent to Ruth Roperti, 965 Edgewood Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 or by email to: rroperti@zoominternet.net by January 16.

Please take time to consider a nominee for one of the following categories. Give details in your narrative that show why your nominee would be the best possible recipient of an award. -- Keystone Award: The Keystone Award is the most prestigious award. It is presented to someone who has successfully dedicated their time to advancing the quality and opportunities of environmental education in Pennsylvania.
-- Outstanding Environmental Educator: To be considered, the nominee must be "an individual who made a significant teaching contribution to the environmental education field in a formal or non-formal setting, through either curriculum development or teaching."
-- Daisy S. Klinedinst Memorial Award: The award recipient should be "an educator, new (less than five years) to the field, who is involved in environmental education and who seeks to continue to expand his/her involvement in environmental education."
-- Outstanding Environmental Education Program: This award recognizes an exemplary environmental education program which could be used as a model program.
-- Business Partner Award: This award recognizes a member of the business community that has made significant contributions to promote environmental education within the Commonwealth of PA.
-- Government Partner Award: This award recognizes a government official who serves on a local, state or national level and has demonstrated significant support for environmental education within the Commonwealth of PA.
-- Outstanding Contribution to the Environmental Field: This award is presented to someone who has contributed to environmental education in a non teaching area, such as publishing or research.
For more information and a copy of the Nomination Form, visit the PAEE Award Nomination webpage.
Please send or email the nomination form to: Ruth Roperti, 965 Edgewood Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 or send by email to: rroperti@zoominternet.net.