Be Recognized

Each year the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) recognizes and honors individuals, organizations, and schools from around the state of Colorado for their innovation and dedication to moving the field of environmental education forward.  Nominations are reviewed and selected by CAEE’s Award Selection Committee and approved by CAEE's Board of Directors. Award recognition takes place at the annual awards celebration event in the fall. 

Nominate Excellent Environmental Education in Colorado 

The period for award nominations is CLOSED. Please check back in late fall/winter 2019 for the next nomination period.

CAEE's awards recognize excellent environmental education in the following categories: 

  • Advancing Environmental Literacy Award
  • Enos A. Mills Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Innovative Environmental Education Program Award (formal and nonformal programs)
  • Outstanding Environmental Educator Award (for formal, nonformal, volunteer educators)
  • Outstanding Retiring Educator Recognition
  • Outstanding Youth Environmental Leadership Award 

Read more about the nomination process and criteria.

Help CAEE recognize outstanding environmental education in Colorado by joining the Awards Selection Committee! Click here for more information.

2018 Excellence in Environmental Education Award Recipients

In 2018, CAEE recognized 7 individuals and 6 programs demonstrating excellence in EE:

See a list of past award recipients.

Read more about past award recipients in yearly award recognition booklets.

Awards Celebration Event

Each year individuals and organizations from around the state of Colorado are recognized and honored for their hard work and dedication in the field of environmental education at an Awards Banquet.  Awards honor and celebrate environmental education programs, the lifetime accomplishments of an individual in the field of environmental education, and retiring environmental educators. Please stay tuned for information about the 2019 Celebration Event!