Posts Tagged ‘education’


Delaware EE job opportunities

February 5, 2014

Several great opportunities in Delaware. Many of these have immediate deadlines, so don’t delay!

The Mt. Cuba Center is looking for a full time Visitor Experience Coordinator, a Public Engagement Coordinator, and an Education and Research Assistant. For more information, visit the Mt. Cuba Center website.

The Delaware Nature Society is searching for Backyard Habitat Program Manager for Kent & Sussex Counties. More information is available on the DNS website.

The New Castle Conservation District and Delaware State Parks (DNREC) are looking for a Trainer/Educator (Interpretive Programs Manager) at the Brandywine Creek State Park. Information is available in this pdf.

The Stroud Center is looking to hire an Environmental Educator. Visit their website for more information.

Seasonal positions:

DE Division of Fish & Wildlife is looking for two seasonal employees: Environmental Educator for bats at Fort Delaware, and a Research Assistant for Reptile, Amphibian, and Bat Projects in Smyrna.

Please spread the word, and if you decide to apply for any of these positions, good luck!


Upcoming environmental education opportunities

December 23, 2013

2014 Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) Conference
Make Connections–Take Action
Keynote: Davey Rogner, founder of Pick Up America
February 6-9, 2014
Ocean City, MD

2014 Pennsylvania Association for Environmental Education (PAEE) & Mid-Atlantic EE Conference
Spheres of Influence: Shaping the Curve of Environmental Education
Keynotes: April Claus, Director of Education at Fern Hollow Nature Center; and Steven Van Matre, International Chair of The Institute for Earth Education
March 14-15, 2014
Ligonier, PA

2014 National Marine Educators Association Conference
Sailing into Marine Education: From the Ocean to the Bay
Keynotes: Dr. Edith Widder; Dr. Rita Colwell; and Dr. Mike Wyesession
July 21-25, 2014
Annapolis, MD
*Call for presentations is now open through January 27


Mt. Cuba Center job opportunities & Open Days

May 28, 2013

The Mt. Cuba Center is a non-profit horticultural institution in Hockessin, DE. They are currently seeking qualified applicants for several positions:

They are also now featuring “Open Days” where you can tour the center on your own. They are open on Fridays and Saturdays 10am to 4pm from April 19, 2013 to Saturday, November 9, 2013. Come and experience the naturalistic garden up close. Staff and docents are there to assist you in connecting with the garden through discovery stations and excursions. They also have a new picnic area, so pack some food and enjoy the great outdoors. No reservation necessary. The full story is here.

From May 3 to July 26th, they will remain open until 7:00pm on Fridays! Join us for a relaxing time.

Tickets for Open Days: $6 Adults; $4 children (ages 5 to 16); Free for children under 5.


DMNH seeks new Director of Education & Public Programming

October 18, 2012

The Delaware Museum of Natural History, located in Wilmington, is seeking a Director of Education and Public Programming. Please visit the DMNH website for more information.


2013 Conference Save-the-Date

October 1, 2012


Mini Grants now available!

September 21, 2012

The Chesapeake Bay Trust Mini Grant Program awards up to $5,000 to support activities at schools and non-profit organizations that help promote awareness of and participation in the restoration and protection of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers and streams. The Mini Grant Program is supported by a partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association Bay Watershed Education and Training Program.

Mini grants are currently available for K-12 Environmental Education and Community Engagement and Restoration. The deadline for both programs is January 11, 2013, at 5:00 pm.

For more information, please visit the Chesapeake Bay Trust Mini Grant page.


Kickoff Event to Feature Richard Louv

September 19, 2012

You are invited to attend the Delaware Children in Nature Kickoff event on October 1st from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Delaware Technical Community College’s Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Dover.  DAEE is proud to be a sponsor of this event. The event will include a keynote by Richard Louv, writer of one of the most influential books in environmental education, Last Child in the Woods.

This event is open to the public.  RSVP by September 24 to Matthew Ritter, (302) 739-9187,

View and print the invitation flyer.


2013 DAEE Conference Planning is Underway

September 19, 2012

Planning has begun for DAEE’s Fourth Annual statewide conference, to be held in early 2013.  The date will be announced very soon, once a venue is confirmed – stay tuned! If you would like be involved in this year’s conference, either as a planner or as a presenter, please contact the chair of the Planning Committee, Kathleen Logullo, at


Marine Education Conference October 12-14

September 19, 2012

Registration is now open for the Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association (MAMEA) conference.  Join educators from the Mid-Atlantic region to celebrate marine education Chesapeake Bay style. The 2012 MAMEA conference will be held on the campus of the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Horn Point Lab on the shores of the Choptank River in Cambridge, MD.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn about all things aquatic during presentations by invited speakers, concurrent sessions and field trips. Contact Kathy Fuller, MAMEA President-Elect at or 410-576-3888.  Or visit


DAEE invited to participate in STEM Institute

June 11, 2012

The Delaware Department of Education has extended an invitation to informal educators to attend the 2012 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Institute, July 16-18, at Providence Creek Academy in Clayton, DE. Several DAEE members, including Jennifer Holmes (Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve) and Christopher Petrone (UD/Delaware Sea Grant) will be presenting. For more information please see this brochure (STEM InSTITUTE UPDATEDMay2012) and contact Tonyea Mead at the Delaware Department of Education right away!

Session information can be found here (STEM Matrix).


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