Welcome to Environmental Education in Texas!

Our Vision

The Texas Association for Environmental Education envisions residents who possess the knowledge, skills, attitudes and commitment to be stewards of the unique resources of Texas.

Our Mission

The Texas Association for Environmental Education is a professional organization that supports and promotes a community of environmental educators in the state of Texas by providing:

  • Content
  • Connections
  • Certification
  • Communication

science teachers association of texasTAEE serves all regions of the Texas community by increasing the effectiveness of environmental education. TAEE is dedicated to supporting and promoting quality environmental education opportunities by facilitating communication, coordination and professional development among the varied EE programs in the state. During the last 30 years, TAEE has grown and is proud to be the Texas state affiliate of North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).

TAEE is an affiliate of Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT).

NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence: Best Practice in EE Professional Development Workshop

Join us for this 2-day workshop introducing NAAEE’s Guidelines of Excellence resources to formal and informal/non-formal educators across the region. The workshop will be led by NAAEE Guidelines experts Bora Simmons and Brenda Weiser! Day 1 includes two guidelines training topics and Day 2 allows participants to become certified Guidelines Trainers. Participants may choose to attend one or both days.

Dates: August 25 & 26, 2022
Location: Houston Zoo Education Building

Space is limited to 25 participants. Don’t hesitate to register to secure your spot for this amazing workshop!

Registration form: https://forms.gle/Fz1pSnKpMRqDSsje6 

Deadline: July 31, 2022


  • Bora Simmons, Director, National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education
  • Dr. Brenda Weiser, Professor Emeritus, Science Education, UHCL


  • Cindy Wilems, Director of Education, Galveston Bay Foundation, and TAEE board member

Hosted by the Texas Association for Environmental Education

2022 TAEE Conference

September 23-25 at CAMP OLYMPIA in Trinity, TX

Camp Olympia hosts a private, overnight Texas summer camp for boys and girls as well as many special events, retreats, and its own outdoor education center. Its beautiful location on Lake Livingston is the perfect setting for FUN, SUN, and ADVENTURE.

Registration information and workshop schedule are coming soon! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates.

2022 TAEE Conference

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