Award Nominations Now Open

2018 Environmental Education Awards

Deadline: December 18, 2018

 CLICK HERE To Download the Nomination Form 

Do you know an exceptional environmental educator in your Maine community? What about a school that is going above and beyond educating their students about nature and the environment? Is there a local land trust program or nonprofit program that has impacted your life? How about a Maine business you respect for their commitment to sustainability and the environment? If you can answer YES to any of these questions then nominate them so that their achievements can be publicly recognized at the 2018 Awards Night on January 30, 2019 at Maine Audubon Gilsland Farm in Falmouth, Maine. 

The 2017 Awards were given to:

  • The Dedham School: The Maine Environmental Education Association School of the Year

  • The Portland Water District: The Excellence in Environmental Education Program Award

  • Monica Wright: Eberhard Thiele Environmental Educator of the Year

  • Samar Ahmed: The Maine Environmental Education Association Student of the Year

  • Dorcas Miller: The Maine Environmental Education Association Lifetime Achievement Award

Jennifer Page

Dr. Jennifer Page graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. in Marine Science and earned her Ph.D. in Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She then returned to UMaine as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Marine Sciences before joining the faculty of Bangor High School, her alma mater. Jenn helped develop the school's STEM Academy and became even more passionate about bringing authentic research experiences and inquiry curriculum to students. While at Bangor High, Jenn coached the Speech Team and spent summers at MDI Biological Lab as a volunteer mentor and a Visiting Scientist. She enjoys helping other educators as an instructor with the New England Institute for Teacher Education and spends her spare time knitting, playing games, and snagging quality time with her husband and two cats. Jenn is excited to be part of the Hurricane Island community where she can combine her passions for marine science and education into an incredibly fulfilling career.