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Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE)

Awards to USA K-12 Public School Teachers
for Excellence in Environmental Education

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Deadline Date:

01/24/20 5:00 PM ET Hard Copy Receipt; or 11:59 PM ET Electronic Receipt

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Awards to USA and territories K-12 public school teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental education. Applications are invited from teachers who use innovative methods and approaches in teaching environmental concepts, and present the environment as a context for learning for their students.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138628

Number of Grants:

Up to two teachers from each of EPA's 10 regions, from different states, will be selected to receive this award.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Teacher awardees will receive a Presidential award plaque and an award of up to $2,500 to be used to further the recipient's professional development in environmental education. Teacher awardees will also receive a congratulatory letter from a senior official from EPA and/or the White House.

The teacher's local education agency will also receive an award of up to $2,500 to fund environmental educational activities and programs.

Honorable Mention recipients will receive certificates of recognition.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators, teachers must meet the following eligibility requirements.
-Teach K-12 on a full-time basis in a public school that is operated by a local education agency  including schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education;
-Hold a current teaching license from the state (or valid reciprocity from the state for a license from another state);
-Have a minimum of 5 years of K-12 teaching experience, including at least 3 years of teaching environmental education and/or an environment-based curriculum;
-Anticipate a classroom teaching assignment involving environmental education for the upcoming school year;
-Be a citizen of the United States, its territories or possessions, or lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residency; and
-Has not been a recipient of this award in the past 5 years.

The teacher's local education agency may not use the award for construction costs, general expenses, salaries, bonuses, or other administrative expenses.

Pre-Application Information:

Program Timeline:
- Application Deadline: February 24, 2020
- Notification of Application Status: April-May 2020
- EPA and White House Press Release Announcing Winners: Summer 2020

Emailed applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on February, 2020. All emailed applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt.

Hard copies must be sent by a commercial delivery service and must be delivered by 5 p.m. ET on January 15, 2020, to be eligible for consideration. All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt.

Application Requirements and Forms:
https://www.epa.gov/education/application-requirements-and-form
Frequently Asked Questions:
https://www.epa.gov/education/frequently-asked-questions-about-presidential-innovation-award-environmental-educators

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email complete application packages to piaee@epa.gov with the subject line of "Application for 2020 PIAEE."

Or

Send a hard copy submission to:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Environmental Education
Attn: Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
William Jefferson Clinton Building North, Room 1426-A
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, MC 1704-A
Washington, DC 20460

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