Guidelines for Excellence in Environmental Education

The National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education, initiated by NAAEE in 1994, has developed a series of guidelines that set the standards for high-quality environmental education. Each of these publications was developed by a diverse team of professionals, and each has gone through a substantive review by thousands of professionals prior to its publication.

USEE utilizes these documents as fundamental guiding principles for environmental education practices, programs, and efforts. 

You can find guidelines for the following content areas: 

Utah Specific Guidelines - coming soon! 

Request a Training

USEE is a member of the Guidelines Trainers Bureau and provides presentations and training for use of the publications. Trainings are tailored to meet specific needs and can incorporate one or more of the topics listed above. To schedule a training or for more information, contact Alex Porpora at