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Howard Bell Award

The Howard Bell award was created to recognize outstanding lifetime 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 necessarily have to be an AEOE member. A list of past honorees can be viewed at
Nominations are due by January 31st 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.
Deadline to Submit for consideration in 2020 is January 31st, 2020.

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.

Environmental Educator of the Year Nomination Form - Click Here