The Texas Environmental
Education Advisory Committee (TEEAC) helps assure that professional development in environmental
education aligns to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
Upon request, the
committee may also advise the commissioner on environmental education issues.
The TEEAC Annual
Providers' meeting brings together representatives from zoos, museums, and
nature centers to learn about state curriculum issues and initiatives.
The Annual TEEAC
Providers’ Meeting will take place in January 2017, in Austin. You
can ask to be added to the invitation list via an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about the TEEAC providers and how to become a TEEAC provider is listed below.
TEEAC Providers: TEEAC coordinates with other state, regional,
and local agencies that develop environmental education materials and programs.
TEEAC cooperates with a network of providers of environmental education
professional development, including universities, state agencies, museums, non-profits,
and nature centers.
This network helps
assure that teacher professional development is educationally rigorous and
consistent with the TEKS. For a list of TEEAC Providers, please refer to the
document, TEEAC Providers, in the documents section below.
How to Become a TEEAC
Provider: To become a TEEAC
Provider, an institution must provide professional development to educators
and/or provide educational opportunities for Texas students. Providers complete
a Program Description Form for each workshop they offer educators. You can request
the Program Description Form via email to email@example.com.
The links below are resources for environmental education:
North American Association for Environmental Education (outside source)
Texas Association for Environmental Education (outside source)
The documents below are resources for environmental education:
TEEAC Providers 2016 (PDF, 279 KB)
Guidelines for Instructional Field Experiences (PDF, 2.47 MB)
Authentic Field Experiences K-12 (PDF, 74 KB)
Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 19.6 KB)
Verification Form (PDF, 462 KB)
Used by educators to affix stickers to record attended workshops
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1401
Kiki Corry, TEEAC Chair
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department