Inspiring Stories

We are excited to showcase these inspiring stories of environmental, energy, and climate change education in action from the environmental education community, Alberta EcoSchools, and Alberta Youth leaders for Environmental Education. We hope these inspire you to take the next step in your work. We'd love to include your work here - if you have a story to share, please contact Kathy Worobec - kathy[at]abcee.org

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Small Hands can Change the World

Strathmore, 2020 - 2021 School Year

Wheatland Elementary achieved...


July 6, 2021

AYLEE member Sneha Rose Jigo from Lacombe Composite High School was interviewed by journalist Jennifer Lewington for the article "Are Canadian schools raising climate-literate citizens?" In the...


April 28, 2021

Throughout April, 5 AYLEE members collaborated to write an opinion editorial outlining why they believe climate change and energy education needs to be incorporated into the Alberta...


Green Scene of Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD) encourages environmental education and action in Fort McMurray, Alberta for students from pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Each school is part of the Green Scene...


November 15, 2020

AYLEE member, Chloe MacGregor, was interviewed by a journalist from The Canadian Press as part of ACEE's work to share the considerable and compelling evidence we've gathered on what K-12...


Summer 2020

In partnership with artist Hannah Gelderman through the ICASC FUTURES/...


Energy expert David Dodge explains how Alberta schools are leading the way when it comes to energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.  Watch the information-packed video of David Dodge's presentation Green Energy...


Lacombe Composite High School received the...


New Myrnam School is a K-12 school of less than 150 students about two hours east of Edmonton (and a little bit North) in the town of Myrnam, Alberta. It is nestled in rolling hills surrounded by agriculture farming....


You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers, and May conferences bring environmental and energy education to the Rocky Mountains. This spring, over 200 teachers and environmental educators from all throughout...


15 year old Greta Thunberg helped launch an initiative by school-aged children to boycott school in response to the climate crisis.  She made headlines last month through her uncompromising - and uncomfortable! -...