Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education Awards--Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations - DEADLINE EXTENDED JANUARY 31, 2020

The Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) announces the call for nominations for the 2020 Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education Awards. These awards are presented annually by KACEE to recognize those best exemplifying dedication, commitment, and influence in the field of conservation and environmental education (EE).

There are four categories of awards:  John K. Strickler Award for Lifetime Achievement, KACEE Award (for organizations or individuals in PreK-16 Education, Government, Community/Non-Profit Organizations, Agriculture and Business and Industry), Connie Elpers Rising Star Award for environmental educators within their first five years of service and the Kansas Green School of the Year award.  Information on these awards may be found on the pages that follow.  

Submission Information

Nominations must be postmarked, e-mailed, or submitted online at www.kacee.org no later than Friday, January 24, 2020. A selection committee reviews applications and determines awardees, who will be notified no later than Friday, February 21, 2020. Awards will be presented at the Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education Awards Celebration in Manhattan on Friday, April 3, 2020. For more information and to request or submit a nomination form, contact Laura Downey, KACEE, 2610 Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS 66502-2743; phone (785) 532-3322; e-mail ldowney@kacee.org. E-mail nominations will be accepted provided all information requested is included. Please do not fax nominations. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.

For more information on the awards criteria and for nominations forms, go to: http://www.kacee.org/ee-awards