EEAI Awards Program – Nominate Someone!

Malcolm D. Swan Award for Outstanding Service

The Malcolm D. Swan Award is the Association’s most prestigious honor. This award is presented for long-term, outstanding service and contribution to the field of environmental education in Illinois. It is intended to recognize the efforts of those people who have had a large-scale impact in the field. These efforts may have taken the form of publications produced, legislation created, facilities developed, innovative curricula or programs developed, leadership provided to supporting organizations, funding acquired, or any other major contribution to the field.

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Formal Environmental Educator of the Year

This award is presented for outstanding, ongoing efforts in infusing environmental education into the schools curriculum. Teachers from all subjects and grades are eligible.

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Non Formal Environmental Educator of the Year

This award is presented for exhibiting innovative and exemplary effort in providing environmental education opportunities for general audiences. Professional and volunteer educators who teach in non-school settings are eligible (e.g. nature centers, zoos, museums, conservation or agriculture agencies, etc.).

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Student Award

This award is presented for outstanding, ongoing efforts in developing and leading environmental education projects in their school and amongst their peers. All current high school and higher education students in Illinois are eligible to apply. 

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