Name Link Summary Type Service Area/Location Cost Contact
ADEQ www.azdeq.gov Children's Environmental Health Department, offers educational materials & Info and resources for schools, teachers, students, & parents. District-wide
Maricopa County Environmental Services http://www.maricopa.gov/EnvSvc/ Storm Water Education
Valleywide Recycling www.recyclevrp.com Public wareness campaigns & educational programs Everywhere Probably free 480-350-8145
Envirathon http://www.azenvirothon.org Natural resource management, teacher workshops, aligned w/AZ science & social studies standards. Competition/
Teacher Education
District-wide Rodney Held
602.771.8521
Future City Competition http://www.futurecityarizona.org/ Promotes technological literacy and engineering in middle school students/green technology forum. Competitions District-wide m.andrews@ieee.org
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratories) http://www.nrel.gov/education/

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http://www.nrel.gov
Provides educational resources for K-12 to help teachers and parents educate kids on renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies/hands-on projects and curriculum/contests. Competitions/ Lessons District-wide Free 303-275-4090
Gilbert Riparian http://www.riparianinstitute.org/ Education on natural resources conservation and wildlife habitat native to Arizona. Field Trip Gilbert Free Scott Anderson/Director
(480) 503-6744 sanderson@riparianinstitute.org
Be Outdoors Arizona http://beoutdoorsarizona.org/ Encourage continuous nature-centered outdoor experiences Field Trip Everywhere Free Lisa Herrmann
The Riparian Institute
lherrmann@cox.net
Chandler Environmental Education Center http://www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=682 EEC works with local teachers, has 4 classrooms, environmental education that meets AZ standards. Field Trip Chandler Free up to $27 480-782-2890
or email: eec@chandleraz.gov
Grant Wrangler http://www.grantwrangler.com/ Lists of grants for teachers, school grants, $$ for arts, history, math, science, etc. Grants District-wide Free 602.827.8200 x333
Youth Serve America http://www.ysa.org/ Distributes $1 mill per year in micro grants for youth led service and service learning initiatives. Grants District-wide Free (202) 296 - 2992
info@ysa.org
AZ Gates http://www.gatesfoundation.org/ Funds for college and graduate school scholarships, early learning programs, Pacific Northwest Community grants, etc. Grants Everywhere Free (206) 709-3100
info@gatesfoundation.org
Captain Planet http://captainplanetfoundation.org/ Funds hands on enviro projects and education for youths and helps solve enviro problems in neighborhoods @ communities. Grants / Garden Education Scottsdale, Phoenix, Tuba City, Queen Creek, Gilbert, Tucson Free 404.522.4215
Anne's Home Grown http://www.annies.com/ Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships. Grants for community gardens, school gardens, and other educational programs, Grants / Garden Education District-wide Free 800.288.1089
CAP (Centeral Arizona Project) http://www.cap-az.com/ Water Education for teachers and students K-12, also provide free tours, and more. Grants, lesson plans District-wide Free 623.869.2333
info@caph2o4u.com
City of Scottsdale Water Conservation http://www.scotsdaleaz.gov/water/conservation water library, scottsdale xeriscape garden, free resources for teachers, free programs for Scottsdale Schools. In Class, field trip Scottsdale Free Elisa Klein eklein@scottsdaleaz.gov
Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom http://cals.arizona.edu/agliteracy/ and http://www.agclassroom.org/ Promotes agricultural awareness, farm safety, lesson plans, grants, scholarships in-class/ grants/ lessons/ field trip District-wide Free Brandon Moak (602)827-8200 ext. 389 BMoak@cals.arizona.edu
Keep Phoenix Beautiful http://www.keepphxbeautiful.org/ educates on litter prevention and recycling through outreach programs. Will come to class for free! in-class Phoenix only?? Free Evelyn (602) 534-5113 Evelyn@KeepPhxBeautiful.org
ERIC (Education Recycling Information Center) http://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/public-works/recycling-and-solid-waste Mobile recycling education center that teaches waste reduction awareness, can come to school and community. In-class Tempe Probably free (480) 350 8145
Don't Trash AZ http://www.donttrashaz.com/ a representative can come to school to teach about littering/meets social study standards for 4th grade in-class District-wide probably free Kelly Taft @ (602) 254-6300
Every Drop Counts - AZ Pupppet Theatre 1-4 Grade In-class
Apples and Archeology https://aiacentralarizonasociety.wordpress.com/apples-archaeology/ In-class
Leave No Trace http://www.lnt.org/programs/peak/index.html Awareness workshops for educators and children on Leave no trace (protecting environment) when in wilderness. in-class, grants, teacher education Everywhere Some free/some not Sarah Phelps/Tempe
sphelps@rei.com or
Holly Dickinson 602-277-1058 leavenotraceandme@gmail.com
Verizon http://www.thinkfinity.org/
Earthday Network http://edu.earthday.org/ Works through the Healthy Schools Act to make schools green and promote environmental education through education grant programs, and lesson plans lessons/grants District-wide Free 202.518.0044
education@earthday.org
Focus Wild http://www.azgfd.gov/i_e/ee/environmental_education.shtml Environmental Education and resources, workshops, classroom programs, lesson plans, etc. lessons/teacher education District-wide workshops & lesson plans are free! Sharon Voiland 623-236-7220 or
svoiland@azgfd.gov
Depertment of Energy (DOE) http://www.energy.gov/ Lesson Plans for k-12, instructional units, and online resources. lessons/teacher education internships District-wide Free 202-586-5000
City of Scottsdale Solid Waste Program http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov Educational resources on recycling, disposing, composting, landscaping workshops, parks and rec classes. Outreach services, educational workshops for juveniles. N/A Scottsdale ? Hugh McGill (480) 312-7922
hmcgill@ScottsdaleAZ.gov
Creative Change Educational Resource http://www.creativechange.net/ resources, research, information, webinars online
US Partnership Decade of Education for Sustainable Development http://www.uspartnership.org resources, research, information, webinars online
Arizona Association for Environmental Education http://www.arizonaee.org/ resources, research, information, webinars Online
Project WET http://ag.arizona.edu/arizonawet/ U of A program, free water education for teachers, aligned with AZ standards Teacher Ed District-wide Free Program Coordinator Pam Justice
REI www.REI.com In store classes on geocaching, PEAK Workshop and other courses you can take back to your classroom. Youth outdoor guide with checklist Teacher Ed District-wide
Growing Up Wild http://www.projectwild.org/GrowingUpWILD.htm Part of Project Wild for younger students Teacher Ed, Lessons
UofA Extension Office Ag Literacy Program http://cals.arizona.edu/agliteracy Summer Ag Institute, Farm Experience December 29-31 Teacher Ed, Lessons, Field Trips District-wide
PLT (Project Learning Tree) http://www.plt.org/ Offers lessons and teacher workshops supporting environmental ed. curriculum for all educators as well as service learning and community action grants. Teacher Ed/lessons Contact AZ PLT Coordinator Cheryl Miller ? Cheryl Miller @ 928-523-6727 or
cheryl.miller@nau.edu
US DOE http://science.energy.gov/wdts/ Teacher education
SRP http://www.srpnet.com/menu/community.aspx education grants, teacher training (workshops), lesson plans, meet AZ standards Teacher education, lesson plans, grants District-wide Free (602) 236-2798
Maricopa Association of Governments http://www.mag.maricopa.gov/division.cms?item=67
Maricopa County Parks and Recreation http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/ District-wide
Treasures 4 Teachers http://www.treasures4teachers.org/ Recycled materials that teachers can use to teach lessons and reuse, recycling and waste reduction District-wide / Tempe
Gardener's Book Service http://www.gbsbooks.com/ Eco-education books for K-8th graders online
National Service-Learning Partnership http://www.service-learningpartnership.org/site/PageServer
Ask A Biologist https://askabiologist.asu.edu/ Coloring pages, image and zoom galleries, games, stories, science career pages, teacher resources, experiments and language translations into French and Spanish
Environmental Science http://www.environmentalscience.org/ EnvironmentalScience.org's mission is to be the most reliable and expansive advocate for environmental science education and careers. Internships, Scholarships, Information, Resources Online
Center for Online Education http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/sustainability-degrees-careers/ Careers in Sustainability Resources, Scholarship/Grant/Fund Information, Degree Program Information Online Alice Wagner
Outreach Coordinator | OnlineColleges.net
awagner@onlinecolleges.net | 202-367-9383
PO Box 52755 | Houston, TX 77052