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

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 Education on natural resources conservation and wildlife habitat native to Arizona. Field Trip Gilbert Free Scott Anderson/Director
(480) 503-6744
Be Outdoors Arizona Encourage continuous nature-centered outdoor experiences Field Trip Everywhere Free Lisa Herrmann
The Riparian Institute
Chandler Environmental Education Center 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:
Grant Wrangler Lists of grants for teachers, school grants, $$ for arts, history, math, science, etc. Grants District-wide Free 602.827.8200 x333
Youth Serve America Distributes $1 mill per year in micro grants for youth led service and service learning initiatives. Grants District-wide Free (202) 296 - 2992
AZ Gates Funds for college and graduate school scholarships, early learning programs, Pacific Northwest Community grants, etc. Grants Everywhere Free (206) 709-3100
Captain Planet 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 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) Water Education for teachers and students K-12, also provide free tours, and more. Grants, lesson plans District-wide Free 623.869.2333
City of Scottsdale Water Conservation water library, scottsdale xeriscape garden, free resources for teachers, free programs for Scottsdale Schools. In Class, field trip Scottsdale Free Elisa Klein
Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom and 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
Keep Phoenix Beautiful educates on litter prevention and recycling through outreach programs. Will come to class for free! in-class Phoenix only?? Free Evelyn (602) 534-5113
ERIC (Education Recycling Information Center) 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 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 In-class
Leave No Trace 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 or
Holly Dickinson 602-277-1058
Earthday Network 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
Focus Wild 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
Depertment of Energy (DOE) 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 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
Creative Change Educational Resource resources, research, information, webinars online
US Partnership Decade of Education for Sustainable Development resources, research, information, webinars online
Arizona Association for Environmental Education resources, research, information, webinars Online
Project WET U of A program, free water education for teachers, aligned with AZ standards Teacher Ed District-wide Free Program Coordinator Pam Justice
REI 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 Part of Project Wild for younger students Teacher Ed, Lessons
UofA Extension Office Ag Literacy Program Summer Ag Institute, Farm Experience December 29-31 Teacher Ed, Lessons, Field Trips District-wide
PLT (Project Learning Tree) 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
US DOE Teacher education
SRP 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
Maricopa County Parks and Recreation District-wide
Treasures 4 Teachers Recycled materials that teachers can use to teach lessons and reuse, recycling and waste reduction District-wide / Tempe
Gardener's Book Service Eco-education books for K-8th graders online
National Service-Learning Partnership
Ask A Biologist Coloring pages, image and zoom galleries, games, stories, science career pages, teacher resources, experiments and language translations into French and Spanish
Environmental Science'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 Careers in Sustainability Resources, Scholarship/Grant/Fund Information, Degree Program Information Online Alice Wagner
Outreach Coordinator | | 202-367-9383
PO Box 52755 | Houston, TX 77052