for COEEA’S 2017 Annual Meeting

at New Pond Farm in West Redding, CT on November 9th

On Thursday, November 9th, from 6:00-8:00pm, the Connecticut Outdoor and Environmental Education Association will hold our Annual Meeting at New Pond Farm! We welcome and encourage all members of our organization to join us as we share our year in review, vote on a new slate of board members, and reflect on our efforts for environmental education and stewardship.

We are pleased to announce Susan Whalen, Deputy Commissioner for Environmental Conservation at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), as our keynote speaker, discussing the state of conservation in CT!

Pre-registration is required! Please register here.

Plug in New Pond Farm’s address (101 Marchant Road, West Redding, CT 06896) into your GPS navigation system for the most direct route, and allow some extra time to navigate the beautiful, narrow country roads. Please bring a flashlight to enjoy an evening tour of New Pond Farm’s incredible facilities. Enjoy delectable munchies while mingling with other environmental enthusiasts, followed by a delicious dinner highlighting CT’s local agriculture.

Connecticut Outdoor and Environmental Education Association is a network of classroom educators, naturalists, environmental educators, youth leaders, administrators, professors, and students who work toward a future where increasingly:

  • An appreciation for and understanding of the environment is an integral part of all community education – including formal, non-formal, and informal education;
  • Educators, environmental professionals, and the organizations and agencies they represent are well informed and are willing to work together to maximize resources; and
  • People of all ages are environmentally literate and act as environmental stewards.

COEEA serves its members by supporting professional development, providing networking opportunities, and promoting environmental education in Connecticut.

COEEA Fund is a 501 (c) 3 organization. We are also the state affiliate of the New England Environmental Education Alliance and the North American Association for Environmental Education.

Click for more information about:

Individual and Organizational Membership in COEEA

CT State Environmental Literacy Plan (CT ELP)

COEEA 2017 Mini Grant (description & application)