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Howard Bell Award
The Howard Bell award was created to recognize outstanding achievements and contributions in the area of outdoor education. Any member of AEOE may submit a nomination form to the Board of Directors for this annual award. Nominees do not neccesarily have to be an AEOE member.

Nominations are due by March 1st of each year and are kept on file for three years for future consideration. The award is presented at the annual spring conference and the awardee must be able to attend the conference.

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Pictured: 2005 Howard Bell Honoree, Marty Rigby (flannel)

Environmental Educator of the Year Award
The Environmental Educator of the Year Award is awarded to one representative from the Northern and Southern California area annually.  This award is given to someone who is still currently teaching in the field and loving it, someone who has contributed to the success of Environmental Education in the state, and leads by example within the field.

Nominations are accepted all year and the awards are presented at the fall conferences. The recipient must be an active member of AEOE and attend the fall conference.

Nothern Nomination Form:

Southern Nomination Form: