The Sustainable Economic Development Initiative (SEDI) of Northern Arizona recognized four award winners and eight runner-up winners who received a total of $18,000 in cash awards from citizen donors who support education, the largest single award for excellence in education in Arizona.
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 2014 SEDI Teacher Awards for Sustainability Curriculum (TASC) will be granted to teachers or groups of teachers, pre-K through 12, for the development and implementation of lessons, units or projects that reflect and reinforce the principles of sustainability for the 21st century. The contest period is the 2013/2014 school year.Up to four prizes of $2,500 each will be awarded.
The awards will be given out in a special event also recognizing the Coconino County Teacher of the Year and the STEM Teacher of the Year. For more information about the event and the Coconino County Teacher of the Year award please see http://ccesa.az.gov/resources-for-schools/
Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference || Monday, March 24, 2014 – Tuesday, March 25, 2014
SEDI Honors Local Teachers’ Sustainability Projects with 2013 TASC Awards
AUGUST 14, 2013
The Sustainable Economic Development Initiative (SEDI) of Northern Arizona recognized seven teachers with a “Teacher Awards for Sustainability Curriculum” and no-strings-attached checks for $1,000 at an awards ceremony on May 21 at the 1899 Bar and Grill.
JUNE 5, 2013
SEDI is leveraging its Green Business network to develop an “Adopt-a-Classroom” model that will secure sponsorships from local businesses to support individual 4th grade classes.