Environmental Education Resources

NRWA’s professional education staff is available for consultation and to assist you with environmental education program development. Please contact Stacey Chilcoat, NRWA River Classroom Director, at (978) 448-0299, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for more information.

Environmental Education Professional organizations that provide professional support through conferences, on-line resources, and have on-line research articles (free) include:

1. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education
The International Journal of Environmental and Science Education (IJESE) publishes original research from throughout the world dealing with environmental education and science education. It publishes articles on psychological, sociological, economic and organizational aspects of environment and science education, as well as evaluation studies of curriculum development in these fields.

2. NEEEA: NE Journal of Environmental Education
The mission of the New England Environmental Education Alliance (NEEEA) is to promote quality environmental education across New England in partnership with the state environmental education organizations. NEEEA members include all state organizations in the six New England states. Visit the Member States page for more information. NEEEA is affiliated with the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). As one of its key initiatives, NEEEA publishes an online journal, the New England Journal of Environmental Education (NEJEE). NEJEE is written for practicing environmental educators: teachers, naturalists, program developers and administrators.

3. North American Association of Environmental Education
The North American Association for Environmental Education advances environmental education and supports environmental educators in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. By 2015, the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) will be the premier organization in Canada, the United States, and Mexico providing environmental educators, and the organizations that train, employ, and support those educators with professional development, guidelines for excellence, networking, and advocacy, all within a culture of inclusivity. They provide curriculum standards, guidelines on professional qualifications of educators, and conferences.

4. Massachusetts Environmental Education Society
The Massachusetts Environmental Education Society is dedicated to the promotion, preservation, and improvement of environmental education in the state and region. MEES provides tools for environmental educators, including their annual conference in March, the MEES Observer newsletter, their website, and sponsorship of Project WET.