This is fantastic news! The Alberta Council for Environmental Education has been awarded the 2017 Emerald Award in the Public Education & Outreach category for Advancing Environmental and Energy Education in Alberta. This award recognizes and celebrates those who have made a significant contribution to preserve, protect and enhance the environment.
Get Outside and Play Week is well under way in Alberta! Sunday May 28, 200 people celebrated outdoor play in the early years at Pearce Estate Park in Calgary. Families from across the city joined in for a theatre performance and activities for everyone like pond dipping and an obstacle course.
See the pictures in our Facebook album.
As part of Canada's 150th anniversary, ACEE is showcasing '150 ways Alberta schools show climate leadership' - below tells the story of the Edmonton, Earth Day event - April 22nd, 2017. We're also hosting a Calgary event on November 4th!
The Alberta Climate Leadership Youth Network (ACLYN) is a student group from a variety of Alberta high schools that are taking the next steps toward climate leadership in their schools and school divisions. The Alberta Council for Environmental Education (ACEE) and the Centre for Global Education (CGE) are supporting the students.
Alberta Education’s October 2016 announcement of $9 million towards installing solar panels on all new schools means that 36 new schools will soon join the myriad of Alberta schools that already capture the sun’s rays to reduce their utility bills, carbon levy payments, and greenhouse gases!