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					                Resources from Ecology and Education Summit: Environmental Literacy for a Sustainable World
                                           October 14-15, 2010 Washington, DC
Green Schools &
Schoolyards
Organization                Program                  Website                          Funding (Y/N)
National Wildlife
Federation                  Schoolyard Habitats      www.nwf.org/schoolyard
National Wildlife
Federation                  Eco-schools              www.eco-schoolsusa.org

U.S. Green Building                                  www.centerforgreenschools.o       green architects, Rachel Gutter,
Council                     Center for Green Schools rg                          Maybe director, advocate for healthy schools

                                                                                              program to create a healthier, greener
                                                                                              school through environmental
                                                                                              education, service learning and
Project Learning Tree       GreenSchools!            www.pltgreenschools.org          Y       leadership opportunities
                                                                                              National green schools initiative,
National Education          NEA's Green Across                                                meeting place for like-minded
Association                 America                  www.nea.org/green                        educators
Health
                            on-line course: School
National Education          Indoor Environmental                                              also look for on-line courses on healthy
Association                 Quality                  www.neaacademy.org               Free    eating

National Education          on-line course: Asthma in
Association                 the School Environment www.neaacademy.org                 Free to NEA members
                                                                                               Inspiring speaker at the summit,
                            Will Allen, Milwaukee,                                             amazing programs in inner cities,
Growing Power               WI                       www.growingpower.org                      school cafeteria nutrition
Guidelines/Standards/Pr
inciples
the Earth Science       Earth Science Literacy
Literacy Initiative     Principles                   www.earthscienceliteracy.org

                                                                                              organization for professionals
North American                                                                                interested in teaching others "how to
Association for                                                                               think about the environment", national
Environmental Educators                              http://www.naaee.org/                    standards for environmental education

Michigan State              Environmental Literacy http://edr1.educ.msu.edu/Env
University                  Project (Andy Anderson) ironmentalLit/index.htm
Curriculum tools
/Teacher Resources
                                                     http://online.nwf.org/site/Pag           join to receive updates on state
Michigan No Child Left                               eServer?pagename=glnrc_edu               standards and attend the summit each
Inside Coalition                                     cation_MI_NCLI_main                      year in June

National Environmental                                                                        grants, curriculum, Planet Connect
Education Foundation                                 www.neefusa.org                  Y       awards money to students for projects


                                             created by Kara Haas, November 9, 2010
                        Environmental Education Coordinator, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, karahaas@kbs.msu.edu
                   Resources from Ecology and Education Summit: Environmental Literacy for a Sustainable World
                                              October 14-15, 2010 Washington, DC
                                                                                           "learn about social studies, science,
                                                     www.education.nationalgeogr           and geography and their importance in
National Geographic        education                 aphic.com                             real-world events."
Ecological Society of
America                                              www.esa.org
National Association of    Natural Resource          www.nacdstore.org,                    posters, bookmarks, activity guides, fun
Conservation Districts     Education Materials       www.nacdnet.org             fee       and colorful
                                                     www.fs.usda.gov/conservatio           curriculum materials, USFS also has a
U.S. Forest Service        Conservation Education    neducation                  Free      fun kids' page
                                                                                           program to create 'active citizens',
                                                                                           teacher trainings on a model created
Earth Force                                        www.earthforce.org                      by this program
                                                   www.lynnecherry.com;
                           Young Voices on Climate www.youngvoicesonclimatech              Inspiring mini-films from students that
Lynne Cherry (Author)      Change                  ange.com                                are making a difference
Association for the
Advancement of             Sustainability Curriculum
Sustainability in Higher   in Higher Education: A    http://www.aashe.org/files/A
Education                  Call to Action            _Call_to_Action_final(2).pdf
                                                                                           A summary of recommendations made
American Association for                                                                   at a nat'l conference organized by the
the Advancement of       Vision and Change: A Call http://visionandchange.org/fil          American Association for the
Science                  to Action                 es/2010/03/VC_report.pdf                Advancement of Science

                                                                                           2007; A National Action Plan for
                                                                                           Addressing the Critical Needs of the
National Science           Report on 2007 National   http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/docu           U.S. Science, Technology, Engineering,
Foundation                 Meeting                   ments/2007/stem_action.pdf            and Mathematics Education System
                           Recommendation for
National Council for       Education for a           http://ncseonline.org/NCSEco
Science and the            Sustainable and Secure    nference/2003conference/20
Environment                Future                    03report.pdf                                                             2003
Student Resources
                                                                                           "campaign to give kids the power of
National Geographic        My Wonderful World        www.mywonderfulworld.org       Free   global knowledge"

                       leaf: Leaders in                                                    paid, summer opportunities for
                       Environmental Action for                                            students, partnership opportunities to
The Nature Conservancy the Future               www.nature.org/leaf                 Y      create environmental highschools
Funding
National Audubon       TogetherGreen            www.togethergreen.org               Y      RFP Jan/Feb
                                                                                           efforts to secure Federal support for
Campaign for                                                                               Environmental Education, sign up to
Environmental Literacy                               www.fundee.org                 Y      receive e-mail updates




                                            created by Kara Haas, November 9, 2010
                       Environmental Education Coordinator, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, karahaas@kbs.msu.edu

				
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