Environmental education teacher professional development
The Cedar Tree Foundation is interested in communicating the facts and urgency of environmental issues taught in schools in the United States by supporting organizations that provide in depth professional development opportunities for teachers. Our interest is focused on programs engaging teachers in a skill building, hands-on environmental education experience with a cohort of peers including networking and follow-up activities to support classroom implementation.
We are pleased to announce the organizations awarded 2017 funding:
Beyond Benign: $50,000 in support of the Lead Teacher Green Chemistry Program
California Academy of Sciences: $50,000 in support of the Teacher Institute of Environmental Learning
Experience Learning: $50,753 in support of Community Action in the Classroom Project
North American Association for Environmental Education: $10,000 general support
National Wildlife Federation: $35,327 in support of Teach4Climate Professional Development Institute in Philadelphia
South Shore Natural Science Center: $35,489 in support of Hot Topic Climate Change in the Classroom workshop.
Information about any future funding cycles will be posted to this web page as soon as available.