The MAEOE Annual Conference is the largest state-wide environmental education conference in the nation and the only conference of its kind in the State of Maryland. The conference brings together 600+ formal and non-formal educators for four days of networking, gaining resources and examples from the classroom, the school grounds and the community.

Click here for the Schedule at a Glance! For all information about the event, click here for the Registration Guide.

Scholarships are available for first-time attendees who are teachers, students and just-starting outdoor educators. Check out  conference scholarships for more information and the application. Deadline is December 17, 2018.

Do you know an excellent environmental/outdoor educator?? Nominate them for the Finton Award!! This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates leadership and innovation in environmental and outdoor education. Bob Finton personified enthusiasm, innovation and excellence in the field of environmental education. This “outdoor educator of the year” award honors his memory by rewarding the efforts of those who strive for these qualities. For nominations, visit:

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MAEOE is the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Educators. Our mission is to encourage, engage and empower our community to understand, responsibly use and promote the natural world. We provide many opportunities for professional development and promote sustainability in Maryland and beyond.