Celebration of Excellence in Environmental Education

April 28th, 2018 – Lussier Heritage Center – Madison 

All of us know exceptional environmental educators and environmental education supporters who deserve recognition! Nominate those who are making environmental education happen in your nature center, zoo, school, or community. Take a peek at the nomination categories to find the right fit for the amazing educators, and supporters of education, that you know.

2018 Award Recipients Yamile Salgado & August Ball

Award categories include:

  • Aldo Leopold Award
  • David Engleson WAEE Award
  • Eco-Justice Award – NEW Category in 2018! 
  • Earthguard Award
  • Formal Educator of the Year
  • Non-Formal Educator of the Year
  • Administrator of the Year
  • Student of the Year Award

Award winners are recognized through: 

Acknowledgement in the WAEE newsletter and on the WAEE website, engraved plaque and formal recognition at the WAEE Awards banquet. (Award winners receive complementary registration for the Excellence in Environmental Education Awards Banquet.)

2018 Student of the Year, Yamile Salgado (second from right)

2018 Event Schedule: 

5:00pm —— Social begins

5:20pm ——-Welcome

5:30pm ——-Dinner is served

6:30pm ——-Awards Presentation

2018 Award Recipients

Meet Past WAEE Award Winners

2017 Award Winner, Emily Brown (second from right)

Awards are presented by the following environmental education agencies:

WAEE partners with Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to host this event.

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