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.
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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.
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, Matthew.Ritter@state.de.us.
View and print the invitation flyer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or 410-576-3888. Or visit http://www.mamea.org/conf.html.
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).
Seeking Board Member Nominations
Interested in serving on the DAEE board? We’d love to have you join us!
Deadline is Feb. 10!
Exciting news: the new version of the Project WET guide and online portal were released this fall, and refresher and educator trainings will be held this spring!
6-Hour Workshop (for new Project WET Educators)
- April 13, 2012, 9 am – 3 pm at St. Jones Reserve, Dover, DE
Refresher 2.5 hour Training Dates
- March 21, 2012 9–11:30 am (11:45) or 1–3:30 pm (3:45) at St. Jones Reserve, Dover, DE
- April 24, 2012 9:00–11:30 am (11:45) or 1:00 –3:30 pm (3:45) at Blackbird Creek Reserve, Townsend, DE
At Brandywine Creek State Park
Winter Birds & Breakfast
Saturday, Feb. 11, 9 am
Start your day with a hot “cup of joe,” a light breakfast, and a look at some of Brandywine Creek’s beautiful birds. Binoculars provided, or you may bring your own. $4 per person, registration required.
Bluebird Box Building
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2 pm
Come learn about Brandywine Creek’s bluebird monitoring program. Learn how you can attract and help bluebirds in your area while building a bluebird box for your own backyard or for donation. Fee is $15 per box.
Saturday, Feb.25, 6 pm
Learn about winter constellations and basic stargazing. We will start inside with an introduction and then head out to see the stars. Equipment is available or you may bring your own. $3 per person.
Delaware State Parks Internship Program
Summer Camp Counselor, Park Management, Environmental Stewardship, Facility Management, and 14 others.
Job Type – Internship, paid.
Link for more information: www.destateparks.com/internship
Contact Person: Glen Stubbolo, 302-739-9181
Volunteer Fishing Instructor with Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife
With the Aquatic Resource Education Center and Delaware Divison of Fish and Wildlife: http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Education/Pages/EducationPrograms.aspx
Contact Person: Tess Belcher, Theresa.Belcher@state.de.us, (302) 735-8656
Conference registration is now open!
Theme: “Turning the Tide Toward Environmental Education”
Please join us for our third annual conference, which will be held Feb. 25 at the Officer’s Club in Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Del.
We are extremely excited that acclaimed environmental author Tom Horton has agreed to be our keynote speaker. The conference will feature several strands of educational sessions, exhibits, and opportunities for networking and professional development.
We will also have space available for environmental education vendors and exhibitors. If you are interested in being an exhibitor, please contact Marianne Walch for more information (firstname.lastname@example.org, 302-760-2195).
For additional information, or to volunteer to help, contact Dawn Webb (email@example.com, 302-422-1329).
Visit our online registration page
Download our 2012 DAEE Conference Flyer