Grant Applications and Upcoming Events

Louisiana Environmental Education Commission Grants

Educator Grants are to be based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus and be designed to directly impact students. Amount awarded is not to exceed $1,000 for 1 educator, $2,000 for 2 or more educators jointly.
Formal/Non-Formal Educator/Professional Development Grants are to be based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus and be designed to directly impact Pre-Service and/or In-Service Educators. Amount awarded is not to exceed $2,500. 
University Research Grants are awarded for post-graduate research with a focus on environmental issues. Amount awarded is not to exceed $1,000
Deadline: March 15, 2011. Applications are listed below. For more information on these grants, visit our website at: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec



8th Annual LaGEA Social Studies Summit

Please join the Louisiana Geography Education Alliance on May 7th for the 8th Annual LaGEA Social Studies Summit in Thibodaux. While the theme is “Excellence in Social Studies,” any environmental presentation is welcomed as part of the conference. Exhibitors, program proposals and conference registration forms are listed below.
Propsoal Deadline: April 15, 2011
Exhibitor Deadline: April 22, 2011
Conference Pre-registration Fees Deadline: April 22, 2011

For more information, contact Paul Nagel at nagelp@nsula.edu


 
EE Week Educator Webinar: Teaching About the Gulf Oil Spill

February 23, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. EST
Registered National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) 2011 participants are invited to join this educator webinar. During the webinar, educators will have an opportunity to interact with Dr. Robert Twilley of Louisiana State University’s Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences. Dr. Twilley will provide information on the timeline and effects of the spill and answer questions about the spill and its long-term consequences. Participants will also learn about the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Oil Spill educational materials, service projects, and how teachers and students can get involved. Eliza Russell, NWF’s director of education, will present this information and discuss opportunities with webinar participants.

Register for EE Week to participate in this online professional development experience. Registration is free, and registered participants will receive webinar login information via email prior to the webinar.
http://www.eeweek.org/webinars/oil_spill