Category Archives: General Information

MacKenzie Environmental Education Center School Based Programs Threatened

from WAEE Member, Ruth Ann Lee: School based environmental education programs at the MacKenzie Environmental Education Center The WI DNR has proposed to end its most highly successful environmental education (EE) program and making major changes (including a shooting range) at … Continue reading

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Assess Your EE Program or Career – with a map!

Introducing eeEcology, a free, easy-to-use tool that should be a boon to many an environmental educator, formal or non-formal.  Here’s how it works: enter the goals of your program enter your program activities, audience, and work environment eeEcology creates a … Continue reading

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WAEE Board of Directors – Who Are They Anyway? {Katie Boseo}

Hi Everyone! My name is Katie Boseo and I am one of the student board members for WAEE. I am now going into my second term on the board and couldn’t be happier to serve such a great organization! One … Continue reading

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WAEE Board of Directors – Who Are They Anyway? {Molly McKay}

Hi! My name is Molly McKay, and I am one of the current WAEE board members.  I love being a part of WAEE and helping to make EE a success in Wisconsin.  Hopefully I will get a chance to meet … Continue reading

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Announcement from DPI for all Educators

The below message is directly from the DPI and State Superintendent, Tony Evers. PLEASE POST FOR EDUCATORS DPI News for Educators Professional Development Plans go 100% electronic on September 1st Now that PDP is ELECTRONIC, where do I start?  Question: … Continue reading

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Remembering David Engleson

The following letter has been posted by Wisconsin Environmental Education Foundation President, Janet Brandt, in remembrance of David Engleson, one of WAEE’s co-founders. On behalf of our members, I would like to join Janet in acknowledging all Dave has done … Continue reading

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WAEE Board of Directors – Who Are They Anyway? {Sandy Vander Velden}

On Fertile Ground: WAEE by Sandy Vander Velden             Just as plants need fertile ground in which to grow, learners grow best in safe and supportive, or fertile, learning environments.  I believe that all students can learn and have the … Continue reading

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WAEE New Website!

WAEE is proud to announce the launch of our new website! http://www.waee.org This new website was designed with the idea that “what you use most, is easiest to find.”  That is why the new website is divided into a few … Continue reading

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New Science Standards are out

Just a quick post to make sure everyone knows that the new Science Standards are out for public review. Check them out here. AND don’t forget about the Richard C. Bartlett Environmental Education Award! Due June 8th. Let’s get some … Continue reading

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WAEE Board Elections – Student Nominations Needed!

This year we have two pretty incredible student Board members, Amy Jo and Katie. They have assisted in conference and event planning, helped direct the mentorship program, conducted surveys for the Board and attended major statewide environmental education meetings. Their … Continue reading

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