Association for Environmental & Outdoor education


Our mission is to advance the impact of environmental and outdoor education in California

guidelines for excellence in environmental education (ee)

About the Guidelines for Excellence

The National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education, initiated by NAAEE in 1994, developed a series of guidelines that set the standards for high-quality environmental education. Each of these publications was developed by a diverse team of professionals, and each has gone through a substantive review by thousands of professionals prior to its publication.

The Guidelines for Excellence Series includes the following titles:

Download the individual PDFs (free) or purchase individual bound copies. Note: The Series set is not available, but individual titles may be downloaded or purchased, below.

Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence

LEARN MORE >

This set of guidelines focuses on community wellness and is designed to help environmental educators create inclusive environments that support effective partnerships and collaborations. 

DOWNLOAD or PURCHASE

Early Childhood Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence

LEARN MORE >

A set of recommendations to be used in the development of comprehensive early childhood environmental education programs or to inform improvements in existing ones.

DOWNLOAD or PURCHASE

Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence

LEARN MORE >

A set of recommendations for the design and implementation of comprehensive environmental education programs. Completely revised in 2022.

DOWNLOAD or PURCHASE

Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence

LEARN MORE >

A set of recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education instructional materials. Completely revised in 2021.

DOWNLOAD or PURCHASE

K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence

LEARN MORE >

Developed to support state and local environmental education efforts by setting expectations for performance and achievement in grades 4, 8, and 12, along with its companion piece, the  K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence Executive Summary. Completely revised in 2019.

DOWNLOAD or PURCHASE

K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence Executive Summary 

DOWNLOAD or PURCHASE

Professional Development of Environmental Educators

LEARN MORE >

A set of recommendations for the preparation and continuing education of teachers and other environmental educators. AEOE's Environmental Educator Certification Program uses this set of guidelines as its foundation.

DOWNLOAD or PURCHASE

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL & OUTDOOR EDUCATION

* NEW * Mailing Address: 2930 Domingo Ave., Suite 3028Berkeley, CA 94705

info@aeoe.org

AEOE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit 

© 2022 All Rights Reserved

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software