Join Delaware Nature Society (DelNature) in recognizing an Outstanding Environmental Educator in 2020. Presented every year since 1982, the Outstanding Environmental Educator of the Year Award celebrates exceptional teachers and administrators who prepare their students to become environmentally aware citizens through creative lessons, impactful projects, and outdoor experiences.
Nominations are open to all grade K – 12 teachers and administrators working in Delaware and will be accepted until Feb. 28 at 5:00 p.m.
“Delaware Nature Society is proud to recognize public and private school teachers or administrators who go above and beyond so their students develop a sense of stewardship for the environment by presenting the Outstanding Environmental Educator of the Year Award,” said DelNature Executive Director Anne Harper. “Exceptional teachers start today’s students on the path to become tomorrow’s environmental leaders.”
Outstanding Environmental Educator Award Recipients receive:
- $300 towards a classroom/school field trip experience, personal enrichment program or trip, or other DelNature products or services.
- A one-year DelNature Household Membership.
- Statewide recognition through press releases and posts on DelNature’s website.
Bestowed on one or more inspirational teachers annually since 1982, this year marks the 39th presentation of this special award.
DelNature’s mission is to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, conservation, and advocacy. We envision a healthy and sustainable environment for all.
Founded in 1964, DelNature, a state affiliate for the National Wildlife Federation, is renowned for educational programming, conservation, and advocacy, providing the tools for communities to take action and promote the health of the environment through land preservation, wildlife protection, and watershed stewardship.
DelNature manages over 2,000 acres of land statewide, including four nature preserves, and operates four educational sites: : Ashland Nature Center, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve.
Currently, thousands of members and over 1,000 volunteers assist core staff and interns to support DelNature’s mission and help our year-round educational programs, conservation, and advocacy efforts continue to improve and grow.
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