Call for Proposals

2018 Idaho Environmental Education Conference Call for Session and Ignite Presentation Speakers

Proposals for presenting at the 18th Annual Idaho Environmental Education Conference are due JANUARY 13, 2018.

  At this time are seeking applicants to present at 45 minute sessions and 5 minute ignite talks. Please fill out Call for Proposals Application on google forms ( ).  If a paper form is needed, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Jeanette Gara-Betzold, at 208-791-5573, or

Share your experience and insights with EE peers by presenting a session at the 18th Annual Idaho Environmental Education Conference, hosted by the Idaho Environmental Education Association (IdEEA). The conference is Friday and Saturday, March 2 - 3, 2018 in Lewiston at Lewis-Clark State College. Submission deadline is Saturday, January 13th. Following committee proposal review and selection, all applicants will be contacted the week of January 22nd.

We seek session proposals on educationally sound, useable, Idaho-related resources, especially those connected to the theme Rediscover your WOW through the Confluence of People and Place.

Presentations should be insightful, engaging, integrative, or inspiring. Conference participants learn from outstanding accomplishments, successful projects, and valuable resources. Please consider sharing your expertise and experience. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: aspects of Idaho ecosystems, STEM/STEAM education, place based learning, meeting Common Core and Idaho Science Standards through EE, Service Learning, experiences with community educators in the classroom, and fostering environmental education in early childhood.

Call for Proposals

Sessions  • 45 minute concurrent sessions are held Friday and Saturday afternoons. Each presentation will be assigned to a classroom. Each classroom is equipped with computers, projectors, and wifi and there is a computer lab available. Other campus facilities, indoor or outdoor, can be scheduled as needed for sessions.

Ignite Presentations • Ignite is a fast-paced event where speakers are allowed 20 slides, which advance every 15 seconds whether the speaker is ready or not. That adds up to 5 minutes to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with the audience. All registrants will attend the Ignite presentations on Friday in the afternoon.

Registration Information for Presenters/Speakers:

• Speakers are encouraged to register for the conference and receive the benefits of its educational and networking opportunities. Registration is not required, speakers may attend for their presentations only.

• Register at IdEEA members receive a discount! Renew your membership or join today!