DUE AUGUST 31
Please take the opportunity to nominate a colleague for an annual award from Michigan’s professional association for environmental and outdoor education. There are five award categories (listed below) and a deadline of August 31st, 2018.
Award recipients will be recognized at the Oct. 5-7, 2018 conference in Port Huron.
You need not be a member of MAEOE to nominate or receive an award.
Submit nominations via email to the 2018 MAEOE Awards Chair, Natalie Elkins at ELKINSN@michigan.gov for more information.
William Stapp Environmental Education Award is named for the University of Michigan’s Dr. Bill Stapp and is MAEOE’s highest honor in the field of Environmental Education. The Stapp Award is most appropriatefor those with a long career conducting formal or non‐formal programs that may focus on, but not be limited to, community awareness and stewardship of land, water, and/or air quality, solid and hazardous waste education, energy conservation and others. This award nomination requires two additional support letters.
Julian Smith Outdoor Education Award is named for the nationally recognized Director of Michigan State’s Outdoor Education Project and is MAEOE’s highest honor in the field of Outdoor Education. The Smith Award is most appropriate for those with a long career implementing and conducting courses for students with an outdoor education emphasis including hunting, fishing, camping, archery, forestry and nature study and others. This award nomination requires two additional support letters.
MAEOE Recognition Award for an individual making significant contributions to the fields of EE and/or outdoor education in a specialized area such as journalism, photography, curriculum development, interpretation or other.
MAEOE Appreciation Award for an individual making significant contributions towards creating, delivering, managing or sustaining EE and/or outdoor education programs.
MAEOE Volunteer Award for an individual who volunteers their time and skills for more than one year to a school, college, camp, outdoor center, zoo, nature center or other venue that promotes EE or outdoor education.