2014-2016 Strategic Plan

Idaho Environmental Education Association

Strategic Plan 2014-2016

Program Areas

Professional Development

  • Goal #1 Provide an annual training and conference for educators and public throughout the state of Idaho.
    • Provide a diversity of training, inspirational, and experiential opportunities
    • Provide a local experience through field trips
    • Engage students (K- ALL) in conference
    • Collaborate with other environmental entities
    • Create opportunities for networking
  • Goal #2 Provide training opportunities for educators around the state.
    • Provide two workshops/webinars annually
    • Collaborate with other organizations to co-sponsor
    • Provide a diversity of training, inspirational, and experiential opportunities
    • Environmental Literacy Plan training
  • Goal #3 Provide resources
    • Website – library
    • Provide newsletter
    • Create opportunities for networking

Community Connections

  • Goal #1 Collaborate with other EE organizations
    • Newsletter
    • Partnership with events and training opportunities
  • Goal #2 Build Relationships with educational and local communities
    • Friend raising
    • Newsletter
    • Environment Literacy Plan – awareness and training

Environmental Education Leadership

  • Goal #1 Seek out and support projects that further Environmental Literacy
    • Be an active member of the Idaho Environmental Literacy Partnership
    • Support, and promote Idaho Environmental Literacy Plan
    • Develop a strategy for adoption of Idaho’s ELP
  • Goal #2 Network and engage in state, regional, national Environmental Education Communities
    • Serve as Idaho’s affiliate organization to NAAEE
    • Seek and maintain other relationships
  • Goal #3 Develop, maintain and expand relationships with key stake holders
    • Advocate, inform and communicate EE awareness and needs of EE and Environment Literacy

Organizational Priorities

Fund Development

  • Goal #1Provide sustainable financial resources for the organization
    • Seek out, maintain and develop partnerships
    • Implement and maintain fund development plan
    • Increase conference revenues through sustainable partnerships and fees

Board Development

  • Goal #1 Provide opportunities to enhance skills of board members
  • New orientation training of board members
  • Goal #2 Hold a fall annual retreat with a spring review (prior to the EE conference)
  • Goal #3 Create and implement a Board Development Plan
  • Goal #4 Evaluate
    • Annual organizational evaluation and assessment

Membership Development

  • Goal #1 Develop a Membership Plan
    • Recruitment and retention
  • Goal #2 Create opportunities for collaboration

Donor Development

  • Goal #1 Develop a Donor Plan

Communication and Marketing

  • Goal #1 Update & implement Communication Plan
    • Evaluate effectiveness
    • Increase visibility
    • Seek out new outlets