Alberta Youth Leaders for Environmental Education
The Alberta Youth Leaders for Environmental Education (AYLEE) program is for grades 7-12 youth and teachers across Alberta. AYLEE provides youth with opportunities to connect with like-minded youth; learn about the environment, energy, and climate change; collaborate on projects that advance environmental education and climate action; present at and host various environmental and education-related meetings and events across the province; and act within their schools to help build a brighter, more sustainable future.
What You’ll Learn?
- Climate change science
- Energy conservation
- Sustainable living practices
- Environmental stewardship
- Leadership and teamwork skills
- Communication and presentation skills
- Community engagement
- Project management
- Advocacy and policy development
- Analyzing and addressing complex environmental issues
What AYLEE members do?
Through partnerships, advocacy, and creative programs, ACEE has been advancing environmental education in Alberta since 2016. Discover how we’re affecting environmental literacy and stewardship in the province by looking through our collection of success stories, events, projects, and reports. Be motivated to work with us to build a sustainable future for all Albertans.
What is AYLEE?
Alberta Youth Leaders for Environmental Education (AYLEE) program is created for teachers and students in grades 7-12 youth in Alberta. It gives young people a chance to meet others who share their interests, learn about the environment, energy, and climate change, work together on projects that advance environmental education and climate action, and get involved in their schools to contribute to the creation of a better, more sustainable future.
How can I join AYLEE?
Sign up using the button above to begin your initial registration. Once you complete some basic information, one of our staff will contact you to complete the remainder of the registration!
What kind of projects do AYLEE members work on?
AYLEE has participated in advocacy campaigns, drafting white papers, and delivering community workshops, presenting at teacher conventions, and planning and convening at youth summits. AYLEE members also run school-based environmental action projects that might include creating Eco Clubs, leading community garden initiatives, sit spots, and the list goes on!
What are the benefits of joining AYLEE?
Joining AYLEE offers chances to meet like-minded people, learn about energy, the environment, and climate change, and work together on initiatives that have a positive impact. Additionally, it offers a venue for presenting at and hosting a range of environmental and/or educational-related meetings and events across the province, as well as for taking initiatives in classrooms to contribute to the creation of a more sustainable future.
How can I hear from AYLEE students?
If you are a young person in junior or high school, you can support by becoming a member. If you are a teacher, you can support by encouraging climate leaders in your school to get involved, become a member yourself to help carry out AYLEE’s work
How can I support AYLEE?
If you are a young person in junior or high school, you can support by becoming a member. If you are a teacher, you can support by encouraging climate leaders in your school to get involved, become a member yourself to help carry out AYLEE’s work. Contact our team to learn about other ways you can get involved.
Join AYLEE in the 2022-2023 school year!
Join AYLEE to connect and collaborate with passionate teachers and youth across Alberta! Registration is open for the 2022-2023 school year – learn more about joining the program.