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EEA has been serving environmental educators throughout Georgia since 1992. EEA supports environmental educators throughout Georgia to achieve our vision of a statewide culture of environmental literacy and stewardship.  We believe environmental education (EE) encourages inquiry, investigation, and the development of skills that enable responsible decisions and actions that impact the environment. Find out more about the definition EE on the EEinGeorgia.org website.
 

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Annual Conference

SEEA Conference logo5th Annual Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance Conference and Research Symposium

Exploring the Richness of EE: Your Practice, Profession and Partnerships

March 3-5, 2017
Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center
Buford, GA

EEA is very excited to be hosting environmental educators from across the southeast region this year in conjunction with our annual conference.  We have added several exciting components to our event and invite you to join us in celebrating 25 years of our professional association in Georgia. 

New this year:

  • Regional Research Symposium
  • Friday Evening Movie and Game Night!  (Beer & Pizza)  For your entertainment and education, Tom Mills of GreenShortz will present a selection of videos ranging from renewable energy to water conservation to recycling.  Then join in the lighthearted, competitive fun of SEEA Family Game Night - if you are up to the challenge enter the Environmental Education Scrabble Tournament!  Bring your best EE words for extra points!
  • Live auction, book signing, and photo booth during Saturday evening Sip & Stroll
  • 1st Annual Buzzard Run 5K Trail Run
  • Sunday Family Fun Day

As in the past, we will have the EEA Store and Exhibits, Buzzard Hike, and silent auction. 

Calling Exhibitors!
We invite you to exhibit at the conference and share resources with other educators.  The exhibit hall will be open Friday, 3/4 – Sunday, 3/6.  Cost: $25 + registration. Set up is Thursday afternoon from 3:00-5:00 p.m. or on Friday morning from 7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakdown begins at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. One 6’ table will be provided. Bring your own table cloth. Electricity is not guaranteed. 

Keynote Speaker - Christopher Uhl
Christopher Uhl

Christopher Uhl is a professor of Biology at Penn State.  In his own words, Uhl explains his teaching philosophy:  "... teaching grows out of my experiences as a learner.  Looking back over my learning history, I note that often my true "classrooms" and best "teachers" have shown up ion daily life, not in formal education settings.  ... Learning for me has been synonymous with living, a realization congruent with John Dewey's view that humans learn best by doing!"

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Program Administrator

The Program Administrator is a part-time paid position responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Advanced Training for Environmental Education in Georgia (ATEEG) Program.  The ATEEG Program is a professional development initiative of the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia (EEA).  The Program Administrator serves under the direction of the Certification Advisory Board (CAB).  This position is expected to work 10.5 hours per week, and not to exceed 42 hours per month.   

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EEA is always looking for volunteers. There are many roles to fill, from serving on a committee to helping out with special events.  Volunteering for EEA is a great way to get more involved with the organization that serves Georgia’s 

growing environmental education needs.

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