Deadline: March 29 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time
The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) calls for applications. Young people around the world are creating lasting change for both people and the planet. EE 30 Under 30 shines the spotlight on these changemakers who demonstrate passion, commitment, and leadership using environmental education. The EE 30 Under 30 Class of 2023 will receive global recognition, join a growing community of inspiring EE leaders, and have access to ongoing opportunities for professional development and networking.
Environmental education (EE) and leadership shows up in many different forms! They aim to recognize leaders with a wide range of backgrounds, who reach various audiences and bring a diversity of perspectives to EE. They highly encourage nominees from across sectors and disciplines to apply. They welcome nominees that are:
They welcome nominees that are:
Working at any scale: local, national, regional, or global, just to name a few!
In any position or role: community organizer, director, consultant, artist, teacher, and much more.
Using education in any context: in schools, businesses, communities, church groups, networks, government, the media—you name it!
Must be 30 years old or younger on December 31, 2023
Must use environmental education in their work.
Must demonstrate leadership through their work.
Must be able to complete the application in English.
Nominees must be using EE to address sustainability issues, build a more inclusive environmental movement, and/or create healthier and more civically-engaged communities.
Nominees must demonstrate some leadership in EE, but you do not need to be in a leadership position to demonstrate leadership! This can include (but is not limited to!) inspiring others to take action towards a shared vision, listening to and taking action for the needs of your community, innovating in the face of challenges, creating inclusive environments for participation and engagement, and much more.
How to apply:
You will need to create a free Submittable account or sign in with Google or Facebook credentials to submit your online application below.
You can save a draft of your work if you would like to finish filling out the form at a later date.