SEDI Educational Outreach Center
The SEDI Educational Outreach Center manages NAU internships and outreach; FUSD and public school outreach; and the Teacher Awards for Sustainability Curriculum. Through these efforts, SEDI enhance partnerships with educational institutions in the region and develops programs that bring them together with businesses to foster sustainability programs and educational opportunities, including placing interns within SEDI.
The SEDI Sustainability Education team is facilitating the collaborations between school systems, the colleges and universities, environmental educators, nonprofits, businesses and communities to bring a sustainability framework and systems thinki
The SEDI TASC awards recognize our outstanding educators and their exemplary projects focused on sustainability. At the TASC celebration in May 2017, Dr. Laura Huenneke, Professor Emeritus, School of Earth Sciences & Environmental Sustainability at Northern Arizona University, discussed building our future by strengthening the educational ecosystem.
SEDI recognizes those teachers who help their students excel. This year, four award winners, four runner-up winners, and two Giving is Living Fund winners received a total of $16,000 in cash awards from citizen donors who support education, the largest single award for excellence in education in Arizona.
The 2017 SEDI Teacher Awards for Sustainability Curriculum (TASC) will be granted to teachers or groups of teachers, pre-K through 12, for lessons, units or projects that have already been developed and implemented in the classroom. These lessons, units or projects must reflect and reinforce the principles of sustainability for the 21st century. The contest period is the 2016/2017 school year. Up to four prizes of $2,500 each will be awarded.
SEDI recognizes those teachers who help their students excel. This year, four award winners and six runner-up winners will receive a total of $16,000 in cash awards from citizen donors who support education, the largest single award for excellence in education in Arizona.