Awards for Excellence in Environmental Education
Each year the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) recognizes and honors individuals, organizations, and schools from around the state of Colorado for their innovation and dedication to moving the field of environmental education forward. Nominations are reviewed and selected by CAEE’s Award Selection Committee and approved by CAEE's Board of Directors. Award recognition takes place at the annual awards celebration event in the fall.
- Enos A. Mills Lifetime Achievement Award: Tom and Jody Cardamone, Aspen Center for Environmental Studies
- Advancing Environmental Literacy Awards:
- Innovating EE Program Awards:
- Outstanding Environmental Educator Award Recipients:
- Outstanding Youth Environmental Leadership Award: Katharine Kurtz - Denver School of Science and Technology Montview
- Outstanding Retiring Educator Recognition:
Nominations for the 2020 Awards for Excellence in Environmental Education are currently closed. The next nomination period will be Spring, 2021.
CAEE's awards recognize excellent environmental education in the following categories:
- Advancing Environmental Literacy Award
- Enos A. Mills Lifetime Achievement Award
- Innovative Environmental Education Program Award (formal and nonformal programs)
- Outstanding Environmental Educator Award (for formal, nonformal, volunteer educators)
- Outstanding Youth Environmental Leadership Award
- Outstanding Retiring Educator Recognition
Help CAEE recognize outstanding environmental education in Colorado by joining the Awards Selection Committee! For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year individuals and organizations from around the state of Colorado are recognized and honored for their hard work and dedication in the field of environmental education at an Awards Banquet. Awards honor and celebrate environmental education programs, the lifetime accomplishments of an individual in the field of environmental education, and retiring environmental educators.
This year's event has gone virtual! Please join us on Thursday, November 5th from 11:00am-12:00pm as we hear from this year's Enos A. Mills Lifetime Achievement Award recipients, Tom and Jody Cardamone, and are inspired by the outstanding people and programs in Colorado moving the field of EE forward. Register Today!