Guidance for Reopening Schools from NAAEE


The outdoors is a resource for learning, engagement, and health, and it should be available to all, not just a privileged few. Experiences in nature and greater access to the outdoors is associated with reduced stress, greater mental and physical health, and well-being.

The North American Association for Environmental Educators presents these guidelines and promising tools for schools and districts throughout the United States. They believe community-based environmental and outdoor education programs are essential partners in creating a more just and sustainable future for all and can offer some solutions to challenges schools face now and in the future.

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