Environmental education (EE) is education in, about, and for the environment. Education in the environment helps people develop sensitivity to their surroundings and the natural world. Education about the environment promotes understanding of the natural, physical, and social systems that make up our environment. Education for the environment motivates people to work to improve the environment.
The Environmental Education Council of Ohio (EECO) provides leadership and resources for environmental education throughout the state of Ohio. EECO serves all Ohio citizens by:
The Environmental Education Council of Ohio receives generous partnership support from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Education. Please take a moment to read the most recent partnership report, and also see the statewide regional priorities. Information about the environmental career ambassadors program is available here.
- Being a clearinghouse for EE resources and information
- Providing outreach to educators
- Coordinating statewide activities and leadership in EE
- Advocating for high quality, accessible EE throughout the state
- Promoting collaboration among agencies, organizations, and institutions interested in advancing EE in Ohio
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29 Apr 2014 4:30 PM • Richland County Solid Waste, Environmental Classroom, 1125 National Pkwy., Mansfield, OH 44906
08 May 2014 3:30 PM • 13181 Claridon-Troy Rd., Burton, OH 44021
17 May 2014 10:00 AM • Wood County Historical Center and Museum, 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402
17 Jul 2014 • Franklin Park Conservancy, Columbus, Ohio
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